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MLA Alternative Pasture Legume Options in Central West NSW – Podcast Now Available

Have you ever wondered what kinds of alternative legume forage options might be out there to support your red meat production? Funded by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), the Central West Farming System’s (CWFS) Producer Demonstration Site Program is aiming to increase knowledge and adoption of alternative annual forage legume options available to meat producers...

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 Weaning, presented by Wendy Gill,...

VRT Precision Ag Workshop

Learn how to understand farming variability through data collection, then combine this with your own extensive knowledge to create paddock zones. Targeted management of this knowledge can be used for on-farm experimentation and applied to soil amendment options and strategies – to support a better bottom line. Come along to the West Wyalong Citizens and...

Southern NSW Drought Resilience Hub

Charles Sturt University is proud to lead the Southern NSW Hub, one of eight hubs being established across Australia to combat drought and form the epicentre of user-driven innovation, research and adoption and facilitate transformational change through the co-design of research, development, extension, adoption, and commercialisation (RDEA&C) activities. Based at the Charles Sturt University AgriPark...

Alternative pasture legumes in NSW Central West – Mid year 2021 report

The CWFS Producer Demonstration Site (PDS) ‘Alternative pasture legumes in NSW Central West’ is in its first year.

Smarter Irrigation for Profit 2020

How to get the best dollars returned per hectare, considering physical delivery of water was not promised past 31 March 2020 in the Lachlan Valley.

Irrigation water in dry years: sell, buy or apply?

A supplementary irrigated wheat scenario, Central West, NSW. Key Messages A seasonal analysis of the temporary water market during a recent period of research showed a gross margin of $319/ML could be achieved if water were sold at a market average price.Hay prices and hay production need to exceed the dual economic thresholds of $500/t...

Controlling Barley Grass Report 2020

Demonstrating and validating the implementation of integrated weed management strategies to control barley grass in the low rainfall zone farming systems Author and organisation: Helen McMillan, Central West Farming Systems Key messages Pre-sow knockdown still shows promise for barley grass control on this farmSeeding rate did not impact barley grass numbers at this site in...

Check your mailbox!

The Soil CRC Rural Landholder Survey 2021 is out! If you receive one in your mailbox, we encourage you to take the time to complete and return it in the envelope supplied. We are keen to receive your feedback. This project aims to understand what land and farm management practices farmers undertake and why they choose the...

NSW DPI Farm Business Resilience Program

Under the NSW DPI Farm Business Resilience Program, farmers will receive an expert coach who will work with you and assist in your farming business. Participants will get an experienced business coach that helps set your goals and gets you organised and motivated. For further information and a quick outline or to apply, visit Farm...
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