Silage: A New method

Australia, 1960

Film
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The method of vacuum fodder conservation, and its advantages. A stack is built on a black plastic groundsheet, inside a steel forming-ring which rises as the stack is built. A plastic dome is spread over the stack, sealed to the groundsheet and the air is then pumped out. The dome is removed and the consolidated stack covered with a plastic cover. This method of making silage adaptable to farm routine, permits conservation of difficult crops and involves minimum labour and waste of fodder.

Credits

production company

Kingcroft Productions

Duration

00:08:52:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009806

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Efficiency in farming

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm equipment

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm life

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm management - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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