Agriculture


LLS HELPING FARMERS TO TARGET FERAL PIGS

Central West Local Land Services has committed $60,000 towards the treatment of feral pig grain to encourage landholders to run baiting programs and reduce feral pig numbers before sowing gets underway. The agency is eager…


CHS STUDENTS TAKE ON WETHER CHALLENGE

Condobolin High School received six Merino Wethers last week, which will be part of the NSW School Merino Wether Challenge. The aim of the initiative is to educate them about the commercial production of Merino…


A LOOK BACK AT DON BROWN IN CONDOBOLIN

The 42nd Don Brown Memorial Merino Ewe Competition was won by Murtonga Pastoral (Peter, Vikki and Allen Stuckey). The winning entry was presented at the annual Don Brown dinner, this year a casual barbecue supported…


SECURING WEED CONTROL FUNDING

Condobolin Research Centre and Albert Travelling Stock Route (TSR) have secured funding in the latest round of the NSW Government’s Crown Reserve Improvement Fund (CRIF) to undertake important pest weed management programs. Some $5,907 has…


LEARNING ALL ABOUT SHEDDING SHEEP

Burrawang Dorpers and White Dorpers and Tullinga White Dorpers held a joint Field Day to teach people about the key attributes of the shedding sheep breed. Around 35 people turned up to the Wald’s property…


TARA AND DESTYNEE OFF TO ROYAL EASTER SHOW

Condobolin’s Tara Hughes and Euabalong’s Destynee Harvey are off to the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Tara qualified for the F002 Paraders competition, along with Jada Buchan (Cowra), Lachlan Haynes (Gooloogong), Will Moxey (Forbes), Paige Hatton…



MURTONGA PASTORAL TAKE OUT 42ND DON BROWN

Murtonga Pastoral (Peter, Vikki and Allen Stuckey) have won the 42nd Don Brown Memorial Merino Ewe Competition. In 2022, eight properties opened their gates and gave an insight into their operations. Judges for the competition…



CONDOBOLIN FIELD DAY

Shedding MEAT SHEEP? Come along to the … CONDOBOLIN FIELD DAY FRIDAY 4th March 2022 9 am until 1pm (Lunch provided) ‘Banar’ 6887 Lake Cargelligo Rd, Condobolin RSVP to Hamish, Malor Wicus Come and see…








NATIVE PLANT IDENTIFICATION

Fourteen locals attended the Central West Local Land Services (CWLLS) native plant identification and management workshop held at a Condobolin property recently. The workshop gave landholders the skills and knowledge to identify native plants and tips…


A SPECIAL EVENT

On Saturday, 19 June Nick Farr-Jones, a former Wallaby Captain, was the guest speaker at a community event held in Condobolin. The evening was hosted by Central West Farming Systems (CWFS) and funded through NSW…