Past Events

Drones in Agriculture

Designed by farmers for farmers in partnership with NSW Farmers and delivered by highly experienced drone operator and trainer Ben Watts, this course will teach you how to use drones to collect farm data. NSW Farmers are looking at putting on a day’s funded training (ie. No cost to participants)...
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GRDC Long Season Wheats Give Growers an Opportunity to Sow Early on Early Rains

Background Growers in central and southern NSW are interested in sowing wheat earlier than the traditional May sowing window. There are a number of drivers of this change. Advances in summer fallow management, which have led to improved soil water storage and sowing opportunitiesDeclining frequency and magnitude of traditional autumn...
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CWFS Organised Event to Celebrate Women’s Week 2020 a Huge Success

CWFS organised an event on Wednesday 4th March to celebrate Women’s Week 2020.  The event was held at the CWFS Fettell Centre Condobolin, Central West NSW and celebrated “Women of the West”. The celebration attracted 40 women to hear wonderful presenters speak about financial agency and security, health and wellbeing...
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2019 Women and Youth in Agriculture Conference – ‘Resilience and Renewal’

The CWFS 2019 Women and Youth in Agriculture Conference – ‘Resilience and Renewal’ was held on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at the Condobolin Agricultural Research Station to a record crowd of 160 people.  With perfect autumn weather, the crowd enjoyed a marquee on the lawn of the Ag Station; with...
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Rural Women’s Muster in Canberra 11-14 Feb 2018

CWFS Project Manager, Diana Fear, recently attended the National Rural Women’s Coalition Rural Women’s Muster in Canberra (11-14 Feb 2018) on the theme of Strengthening Community through women’s leadership. As one of 14 women chosen from over 100 candidates Australia-wide, Diana participated in leadership development over three intensive days.  Participants...
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CWFS Hosts IREC Irrigation Tour

It was great to host the Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC) irrigation tour at our Research Innovation Hub (RIH) on 7 February 2018. It was the first stop on a comprehensive tour across NSW and up to Cubbie Station in Queensland. Students from Uruguay and Brazil were on the...
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