CWFS Agricultural Podcasts

Central West Farming Systems

Type: Podcast

Our podcasts are produced with farmers and consultants in the local area to aid farmers in their decisions relating to farming systems in Central Western NSW.

Access via CWFS website.

Previous series include:

  • Characteristics my stubble should have after this year’s harvest to maintain my farming system’s economic and environmental sustainability: The podcasts in this series were conducted with Geoff McCallum, James Butt, Darren Miles and Bob Wythes. This series is a mix of local farmers and harvest contractors in the Central Western area of NSW.
  • Given this year’s climate and market outlook, how best do I manage ryegrass, fleabane, windmill grass and black oats if I have them?:  In this series, Paul Adam, Ian Luelf, Bruce Staniforth and Jock Coupland give an overview of their management strategies for weed control in their farming systems.
  • What is the role of break crops in stubble retained systems?: These podcasts were conducted with Geoff McCallum, Graham McDonald, Derrick Davis and Michael Pfitzner who are all local farmers within the Central Western area of NSW.
  • Given the current season how do I manage my stubble to reduce the impacts of yellow leaf spot on crop performance?: This podcast was recorded with local farmer Pete Stuckey in relation to his yellow leaf spot management throughout the 2016/17 season.
  • Outlining the financial and agronomic benefits of inter-row sowing this year: These podcasts were recorded with local farmers Geoff Chase, Nick Eckermann, Graham Mason and Roger Todd in relation to applying inter row-sowing to their farming systems.
  • What should I do during my fallow period to manage pests, weeds and diseases this year: These fallow management podcasts were conducted with local farmers Wayne Jarvis and Ian Manwaring. 
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