Series GR-3937 - Agriculture today : items and out-takes

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Agriculture today : items and out-takes

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  • moving images

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British Columbia. Horticultural Branch

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  • Variations in title: The series title was originally called "Okanagan farm and garden".

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  • 1959-1973 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Horticultural Branch

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Physical description

64 film reels (ca. 41,454 ft) : colour/b&w, sound/silent : 16 mm

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Established by departmental reorganization, 1930.

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The series consists of 64 film reels of stories or items (including out-takes from items) dealing with various aspects of agriculture in BC, produced for television broadcast by the Horticultural Branch of the B.C. Dept. of Agriculture, between 1959 and 1973. Topics include: cattle, chinchilla raising, diseases of plants, fruit-growing, fruit tree care, grain growing, insects, irrigation, mushroom growing, poultry raising, ranching, vegetable planting and harvesting, etc. The series was originally broadcast by CHBC-TV Kelowna, and later by several other stations as well.

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No access restrictions apply.
Conservation restriction: original film reels are in cold storage and are inaccessible.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Content notes in file F1981:02/01-32.

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Previously described as AAAA0032.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #A/09.

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Accession number(s): F1981:02

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producer: R.M. Wilson; producing agency/company: British Columbia. Horticultural Branch; broadcaster: CHBC-TV (Television station : Kelowna, B.C.)

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