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GRDC Soilborne Pathogens Workshops – POSTPONED AGAIN

The Soilborne Pathogens Workshops have been postponed once again due to Covid. When rescheduled, they will explore soilborne root diseases in your region, providing an insight into symptoms, identification, diagnosis, and management. The workshops will: Include an interactive session where you get to score the root health of your own...
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GRDC Soilborne Pathogens Workshops Postponed

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 The workshops will: Explore the main soilborne root diseases in your region, providing an insight into symptoms, identification, diagnosis and managementInclude an interactive session where you get to score the root health of your own cereal cropsProvide opportunity for discussion with cereal pathologist Dr Steven Simpfendorfer...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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CWFS Catch Up with NFF

Whilst in Canberra attending the Parliamentary Friends of Soil Breakfast at Old Parliament House on Thursday, 3 December 2020, I took the opportunity to catch up with Laureta Wallace, General Manager – Media and Communications at National Farmers Federation (NFF).  Laureta has been instrumental in rolling out the excellent NFF...
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CWFS Launches New FRRR Project with Jo Palmer

On Wednesday, 2 December CWFS launched its new FRRR funded project ‘Tapping a Natural Resource – A Rural and Regional ‘Remote’ Workforce’ at the Fettell Centre, Condobolin.  This project will provide a highly developed educational and networking program to upskill, activate and engage underemployed people to remotely work in Central...
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Mentor partnership builds skills – NFF ‘Diversity in Leadership Mentoring Program’

A national mentoring program to increase the number of women in agricultural leadership positions pairs 12 aspiring women leaders with experienced mentors for six months to help them build their skills and confidence. Now in its third year, the Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Mentoring Program developed and delivered by the...
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