Rice Growing in the Riverina = Irrigation farming in the Riverina

Unknown, 1964

Film
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Year round activity on the rice farms of the Riverina where rice is grown under irrigation in rotation with wheat, oats and fodder and sheep and cattle are also run. Sheep are sheared in August and during this time of the year the land is cultivated for the summer rice crop. Harvesting of the rice is done by contract when the rice ripens after five months and the rice is then processed at the co-operatively owned mill.

Credits

director

Lilias Castle

producer

Norman Castle

production company

Fraser Castle Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27917

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farming

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Harvesting

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Irrigation - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rice

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rice - Harvesting

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rice processing

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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