Central West Farming Systems

Central West Farming Systems (CWFS) is an independent, not-for-profit, farmer driven organisation. We operate in an area covering 14 million hectares in the lower rainfall, mixed farming areas of Central West NSW (350-500mm rainfall).

Formed in 1998, the group now boasts over 300 members made up primarily of farmers but also private and public sector advisers, researchers and agribusiness. CWFS is based centrally at Condobolin but also operates 11 regional sites within a 250km radius of Condobolin.

Contact

02 6895 1025
cwfs@dpi.nsw.gov.au
www.cwfs.org.au

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Years: 1990 to 2018
796 published trials
238 uploaded trial reports
84 trial sites
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35 trials are CC BY 4.0
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To study the interaction of cereal type and variety and seeding rate on crop yield and grass suppression on a known weedy site.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Crop Crop Type Sowing Rate Variety Variety Type
Appila, SA
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To investigate the impact that stubble treatments (burning, cultivation, harrowed/flattened or standing stubble) imposed towards the end of the fallow have on the yield of winter crops.

Crop type: Barley 12 trials Stubble
Alectown, NSW Gunning Gap, NSW Lake Cargelligo, NSW Mumbil Creek, NSW North Parkes, NSW Nyngan, NSW Tottenham, NSW Tullamore, NSW Ungarie, NSW Weethalle, NSW West Wyalong, NSW Wirrinya, NSW
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To evaluate the influence of the seed treatment Rancona.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Crop Type Crop Protection
Merriwagga, NSW
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To identify any possible impacts on crop growth in controlled traffic systems where the header residue maybe inconsistently spread back across the tram track width over a number of seasons.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Chickpeas,Field peas 40 trials Crop Type Soil Compaction
Condobolin, NSW Hillston, NSW Lake Cargelligo, NSW Lake Cowal, NSW Parkes, NSW Rankins Springs, NSW Tallimba, NSW Tottenham, NSW Weethalle, NSW Wirrinya, NSW
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To examine two main management options to deal with high stubble loads (≥5t/ha) in 2017, and incorporates many of the main findings from the stubble initiative to date.

Crop type: Wheat,Canola,Vetch,Barley 4 trials Stubble Stubble Management
Condobolin, NSW
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To compare the performance of potential wheat and barley varieties with existing varieties commonly
grown in SNSW under local conditions.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 4 trials Variety Variety Type
Hillston, NSW Rankins Springs, NSW
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To answer the question 'Does stubble height matter?'

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Stubble Stubble Height
Weethalle, NSW
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To test the hypothesis that over time in controlled traffic farming systems the repeated uneven spreading of header residue back over the tram track width would result in changed soil conditions that would ultimately lead to different “management zones” along the tram track.

Condobolin, NSW Hillston, NSW Lake Cargelligo, NSW Lake Cowal, NSW Parkes, NSW Rankins Springs, NSW Tallimba, NSW Tottenham, NSW Ungarie, NSW Weethalle, NSW Wirrinya, NSW
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To investigate the impact of different stubble treatments (burning, cultivation or standing stubble) imposed towards the end of the fallow have on the yield of wheat and barley, and evaluate any cultivar responses within crop species to the impact of the different stubble treatments.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 6 trials Stubble
Mumbil Creek, NSW Tottenham, NSW Weethalle, NSW
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To increase grower awareness of: the current status of soil acidification and the associated causes and impacts and associated need to address of soil acidification via the ongoing application of agricultural lime.

Crop type: Barley 5 trials Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Alectown, NSW Gunning Gap, NSW Lake Cargelligo, NSW Tullamore, NSW Ungarie, NSW
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To help farmers wanting help in managing the ups and downs, the dry and the wet.

West Wyalong, NSW
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To investigate weed suppression through cultural management practices and various crops and cultivars.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Stubble Stubble Management Variety Variety Type
Wagga Wagga, NSW
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  • To investigate the impact of different stubble treatments (burning, cultivation or standing stubble) imposed towards the end of the fallow have on the yield of wheat and barley.
  • To evaluate any varietal responses within crop spiecies to the impact of the different stubble treatments.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 10 trials Stubble Management Variety Type
Gunning Gap, NSW Lake Cargelligo, NSW Nyngan, NSW Tullamore, NSW Ungarie, NSW
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Aims:

  • To investigate the impact of different stubble treatments imposed towards the end of the fallow have on the yield of wheat, barley and oats.
  • To evaluate any varietal responses within crop species to the impact of the different stubble treatments.

Crop type: Barley,Oats,Wheat 18 trials Stubble Management Variety Type
Euabalong, NSW Rankins Springs, NSW Tottenham, NSW Tullamore, NSW Weethalle, NSW Wirrinya, NSW
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To conduct a barley variety demonstration at Ungarie.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Ungarie, NSW
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To compare the grass weed control of various herbicides and compare crop safety and grain yield on wheat at Penong and barley at Mangalo.

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Herbicide
Mangalo, SA Penong, SA
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To conduct a barley variety trial at Nyngan.

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Variety Variety Type
Nyngan, NSW Rankins Springs, NSW
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To evaluate which cereal species and variety will produce the most early feed.

Crop type: Barley,Oats,Triticale,Wheat 4 trials Crop Crop Type Variety Variety Type
Minnipa, SA
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To investigate the sustainability and profitability of cropping rotations and tillage methods on Merriwagga soils.

Merriwagga, NSW
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To develop variety specific agronomy packages for the major winter crops in southern NSW with emphasis on agronomic practices that are likely to have a genotype x environment interaction.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Variety Variety Type
Condobolin, NSW
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To report on barley variety growth.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Alectown, NSW
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To evaluate stripe rust management strategies for wheat in 2004 & 2005.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 4 trials Crop Protection
Condobolin, NSW
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To investigate the sustainability and profitability of cropping rotations and tillage methods on Merriwagga soils.

Merriwagga, NSW
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To report on new barley varieties and management.

Crop type: Barley 4 trials Variety Variety Type
Euabalong, NSW Nyngan, NSW Rankins Springs, NSW Wirrinya, NSW
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To demonstrate the production and associated economic benefits from ameliorating soil sodicity over the long term.

Crop type: Barley 5 trials Soil Soil amelioration
Gunning Gap, NSW
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To look at alternative crops to wheat and barley.

Tottenham, NSW
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To report on barley variety and agronomy trials conducted at many of the CWFS sites.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Condobolin, NSW
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To investigate whether plant growth affected by sodic subsoils.

Condobolin, NSW Forbes, NSW Parkes, NSW Tottenham, NSW
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To investigate the sustainability and profitability of cropping rotations and tillage methods on
Merriwagga soils.

Merriwagga, NSW
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To report on 2003 crop monitoring.

Tottenham, NSW
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To report on a long-term soil amelioration trial established at the Gunning Gap CWFS regional site.

Crop type: Barley 4 trials Soil amelioration
Gunning Gap, NSW
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To investigate the production, management and profitability of three different pulse crops.

Tottenham, NSW
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To report on crop variety trials at Alectown.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Alectown, NSW
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To report on the Forbes soil amelioration trials.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 4 trials Soil amelioration
Gunning Gap, NSW
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To report on seed quality, nitrogen, screenings and black point in wheat and barley.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Crop Type
Condobolin, NSW
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