Under western skies

United States, 1945

Film
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A survey of the dry farming and the irrigation farming practices carried out in the western states of USA furing the 1940’s. Criticism made towards farmers, ranchers and timber merchants for land abuse, soil degradation and water irrigation. Examples shown of conservation farming.

Credits

production company

Tradefilms

United Films

Duration

00:27:42:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1945

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29890

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - United States

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farmers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farming

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Logging

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Ranchers

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation water

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land degradation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Logging

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil conservation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

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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