Report on wheat

Australia, 1954

Film
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A survey of Victoria’s second largest industry - the production of wheat. Stresses the need for increased production to meet the requirement of local and overseas buyers. Shows the work being done by the State Research Farm, the Victorian Department of Agriculture and the agricultural colleges in this direction; the checking of flour for quality; the breeding, growing and harvesting of wheat varieties; the development of improved wheat strains; bread manufacture; the bulk handling of wheat at rail heads and storage depots.

Credits

producer

Roy A. Driver

production company

Herschells Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:30:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27855

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Victoria

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farming

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wheat

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wheat - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wheat research - Australia - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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