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Chris Sims

Find out about the best performing pastures for the Condobolin region.

Come along to the CWFS Resilient Pasture Variety Field Day on 30 May 2024, 2-5pm, where we will check out over 40 different plots of perennial, annual, hard seeded legumes, lucernes, brassicas, forage rapes, herbs and pasture mixes. Expert speakers will be on hand to discuss how the pasture varieties might perform in local farming...

Breakfast Update – Condobolin’s most profitable crop sequences

Join us for breakfast and hear the latest on long-term research into Condobolin’s most profitable crop sequences and get a wrap of Season 23. Mathew Dunn (NSW DPI) and Chris Baker (Baker Ad Advantage) will discuss the ‘Improving Farming Systems in SNSW’ trial results and the related ‘Improved drought resilience through optimal management of soils...

What does the 4G upgrade mean for my farm?

Key messages the 3G network is being switched off in 2024 in favour of 4G and 5G networks on-farm electronic devices that rely on 3G technology will need to be upgraded to continue functioning there will be costs involved in upgrading, so it’s important to be prepared and know where to get assistance The 3G...

CWFS Stock Containment Workshop

WHEN: Wednesday 28 February, 2024, 3pm-5pm WHERE: ‘Carawatha,’ Condobolin NSW WHAT: Join Brett Littler, Senior Lands Services Livestock Officer in a workshop focusing on the many ways you can optimise stock nutrition for efficient feeding & health. This will include a discussion on how to feed grains and formulate rations in order to prevent acidosis and feedlot...

New GRDC small plot header arrives!

Just landed! We are thrilled to unveil our new Zurn 150 plot header made possible under the GRDC Infrastructure Program. CWFS’ old plot header was well and truly past its use by date, and this new ‘state of the art’ plot header is a major asset for the organisation and the region. It will support...

Survey – Matching soil performance indicators to farming systems

Please complete this short survey with the aim of examining the factors that inform the decisions that different farmers in different geographical settings make about soil indicators, to inform and support their farming practices. Australian farmers, agronomists and researchers are being invited to participate in this research and to share insights about the soil indicators...

A Resounding Success: CWFS Rural and Regional Women & Youth 2023

The resilient, resourceful and remarkable women and young people of the Central West NSW took centre stage at this year’s ‘CWFS Rural and Regional Women and Youth Conference.’  With more than 150 attendees, a wealth of love and support, an array of high-profile expert speakers, and wonderful local and industry support, this event was a resounding...

Photo Competition Time

If you have a photo that you think speaks Australian Agriculture, we would love to hear from you! To enter simply tag @Central West Farming Systems in your Facebook post, @CWFSCondo on X (Twitter) or send us an email to cwfsmedia@gmail.com with your photo and a short caption. If your photo is chosen as a WINNER,...