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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...
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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MLA Alternative Pasture Legumes Project in NSW Central West

CWFS has been busy sowing the MLA PDS ‘Feedbase options and alternatives for meat production in low to medium rainfall mixed farming zones of Central NSW’. Trial sites at Gunning Gap and Condobolin were sown in early May with good follow up rain. Pictured here is Annual Medic cv. Cheetah. Photo credit: H...
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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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Community Evening with Nick Farr-Jones

Community Evening with Nick Farr-Jones

Saturday 19 June 2021, 6.30pm Nick Farr-Jones is a highly decorated former captain of the Australian Rugby Union team and will talk about challenges on and off the field covering topics of leadership, teamwork, winning, and persistence.
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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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