Current Projects

May 18, 2017

Healthy Soils and Pastures Workshop

 Over thirty people attended a Healthy Soils and Pastures workshop held at West […]
April 13, 2017

Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble across various rainfall environments – summary of GRDC Stubble Project

Authors: (Compiled by Tony Swan) Tony Swan (CSIRO Agriculture), Paul Breust (SFS), Claire […]
April 12, 2017

Pros and cons of longer season varieties in Central West cropping environments

A paper by Dr Neil Fettell of CWFS and others, published by the […]
January 9, 2017

The Chemical and Structural Benefits of Lime on Soil

The application of lime provides both vital chemical and structural benefits to soil. […]
November 15, 2016

CWFS AgMarketing Pilot Project

The marketing of agricultural commodities is an area where significant value can be extracted and risk mitigation exercised.  A lack […]
October 31, 2016


Within the Central Western area sowing early has become an essential component of […]
August 18, 2016

CWFS 2016 Women & Youth in Agriculture Conference “Pathways to Change”

An overview of the CWFS  Women and Youth in Agriculture Conference Friday, 21 […]
August 12, 2016

‘The Business of Farming’ workshops

Date Monday 8 th August 2016 Farmanco Consultants and Rural Directions Pty Ltd […]
July 8, 2016

Weed Suppressive wheat genotypes

Herbicide resistant weeds and the overdependence on agrochemicals are on the rise within […]
July 7, 2016

Sowing pastures and biodiversity – what we want versus what we get

By Caitlin Langley   Farmers and managers understand that one of the keys to […]
June 27, 2016

The effects of strategic stubble treatments on nitrogen response in wheat

Central West Farming Systems are conducting a nitrogen response trial at a variety […]
June 21, 2016

Achieving Target Yields (Southern Irrigated Cereal and Canola )

Southern Irrigated Cereal and Canola Achieving Target Yields: Project Summary June 2016 This […]