Conservation school. No. 4. Soil and water conservation

United States, 1948

Film
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This film shows briefly how conservation farming methods may prevent further destruction of the nation’s soil and water resources. It emphasises that proper land use is the basis of conservation farming, and shows how several of the best common conservation practices are applied to land, eg contouring, terracing, strip-cropping, cover-cropping, rotation, and tree and grass planting.

Credits

production company

United States. Soil Conservation Service

Duration

00:09:02:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1948

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28684

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm management

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection - Citizen participation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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