STK-ID 34708

Shot of farmer spreading cut fodder grass with pitch fork, tractor driving through storage bin where fodder is being spread. Various shots of tractor packing down fodder by driving over it. MCS of cow eating from hay stack. MCS of potato field before blossoms. CS of unripened barley field. Several shots of meadow infested with bright yellow buttercup weeds. Shot of storm clouds over fields. CU of corn stalks in field showing bare roots from lack of proper cultivation. CU of corn growing in cracked, parched earth, TILT UP to corn field. CUs of soil showing erosion from heavy rains. Several shots of rain pelting down on corn field. CUs of rain-drenched earth. Shots of farmer driving hors-drawn mowing machine over newly mown hay, of farmer retiring for the day to do his chores in barn in background. Shots of farmer setting up electric fence in field allowing cows to strip graze, cows and farm in background. CU of electric fence being switched on and tested. HAS of various types of farm machinery on display in barnyard.


Excerpt from
Grassland Farming
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio