Central West Farming Systems (CWFS) is an independent, not-for-profit, farmer driven organisation.

Our area covers 14 million hectares in the lower rainfall (350-500mm annually), mixed farming regions of Central West NSW. CWFS formed in 1998 and now boasts over 300 members – made up primarily of farmers as well as private and public sector advisers, researchers and stakeholders.


Access our Research Compendiums; fact sheets, newsletters and Member Information Services; enjoy free or discounted entry to events; and member-only content on this site.

Trials and Projects

CWFS performs research driven trials, workshops, field days and extensions through a range of activities and partnerships to benefit growers, industry and our regional communities.


Listen to agricultural podcasts, explore our library of CWFS video resources and find other helpful and authoritative information and publications in our resources section. 

Latest News and Events

CWFS Field Walk and Workshop

Wednesday 5 October, 3-5pm Followed by refreshments. At the producer demonstration property: ‘NORTH CONDOBOLIN’ BOONA ROAD, CONDOBOLIN (meet at wool shed) CREATING LANDSCAPE-SCALE CHANGE THROUGH DROUGHT RESILIENT PASTURE SYSTEMS Pasture walk with Wendy Gill, Achieve Ag Consultancy SAVING OUR SOILS DURING DROUGHT (FUTURE DROUGHT FUND) Stock Containing Feeding Workshop: Early...
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CWFS Rural & Regional Women & Youth Conference 2023

Thursday 12 October SRA Pavilion Hall, Condobolin, 9am-4pm This one-day conference will engage and empower with an all-star lineup of speakers. Learn from Leaders: Build your networks Find your confidence Raise your voice Together we can strengthen our rural and regional communities. Tell a friend, register today, and be inspired!...
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CWFS Grower Workshop flyer

CWFS Grower Workshop

Wednesday 16 August 9 am-4 pm at the Fettell Centre, 159 Willow Bend Road, Condobolin Learn about Stock Containment Feeding; Pre-emergent Herbicide Selection and Use; N Management & New Research Priorities Discussion; and the Cool Soil Initiative (CSI). Download the flyer or Book now!
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