Alternative pasture legumes in NSW Central West – 2021 Report

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

POSTPONED TO FEB 2022 – CWFS 2021 End of Year Catch up

CWFS End of Year Catch up with Sam Kekovich is postponed to February 2022 due to delayed harvest activities. Stay tuned for the new date announced next year. Further information contact: Diana Fear 0427 897 530

Southern NSW Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub

Connected and Adaptable People and Places In a major step forward the Southern NSW Drought Resilience and Innovation Hub Board met in early November to set strategy and approve the Hub’s 3-year operational plan. Meeting face to face for the first time, at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, the Southern NSW Innovation Hub’s Board considered...

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

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.

CWFS Snapshot: Nick Farr-Jones in Condobolin

What a great night we all had recently with Rugby Union legend Nick Farr-Jones. Nick talked about his rugby career and what motivated him to achieve success. He also talked about how he overcame challenges in both his sporting and post rugby career of finance. We thank Nick and the NSW DPI Rural Resilience Fund for making...

CWFS ‘Cool Soil Initiative’ Meeting at The Fettell Centre

CWFS held its Cool Soil Initiative meeting on Thursday, 18 March at The Fettell Centre, Condobolin, with a number of local farmers and industry stakeholders. This Project was initially piloted by Mars Petcare and the US-based Sustainable Food Lab (SFL) in 2017 with two farming systems groups, CWFS in the central west and Riverine Plains...

CWFS Launches FRRR project ‘Tapping a Natural Resource – A Rural and Regional ‘Remote’ Workforce’

CWFS launched it project ‘Tapping a Natural Resource – A Rural and Regional ‘Remote’ Workforce presented by Jo Palmer on the 28 April at SRA Hall, Condobolin, with a large number of local women in attendance. This project is funded by the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) under the Tackling Tough Times Together...

Soil CRC Hosts Inaugural Meeting of Parliamentary Friends of Soil

Linda Burney MP, Michael McCormack MP and Michael Crawford The Parliamentary Friends of Soil breakfast, held in Canberra on 3 December, brought together farmers, scientists, industry representatives, policy makers and politicians to celebrate World Soil Day and put a spotlight on the health and maintenance of Australia’s soils. CWFS CEO Diana Fear attended the breakfast...
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