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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...

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...

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...

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,...

PREPARING WITH HINDSIGHT

Reflections of real farmers from before, during & after drought Case Study: Ruth Klingner, Isabele Roberts & Floyd Legge‘Muddy Water’ Forbes | Central West NSW Ruth and her family run several enterprises over multiple properties turning off produce year-round. This case study looks at their experiences while facing the drought of 2018-2019. Ruth’s experiences around...

Webinar – Sheep & Goat EID

Share your views on the future of sheep and goat livestock traceability in New South Wales with the NSW Industry Reference Group at a series of consultation webinars. For more information on dates and to register click below. Learn More

* CANCELLED *MLA Hard Seeded Legume Field Walk

EVENT CANCELLED Unfortunately this event has been CANCELLED due to local flooding and road closures. CWFS Thank you for your support and look forward to hosting more events soon. For more information – Diana 0427 897 530

Southern NSW Innovation Hub Node Launch & CWFS Field Walk – 1 September 2022

Southern NSW Innovation Hub (SNSW Hub) official launch sharing the background of the Hub and CWFS Field Walk will follow. This will be the first time we have hosted a field walk since 2019 and we are excited to welcome new and existing members to The Fettell Centre on 1 September. From 9.30am learn about...
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