Item F1981:02/001.01 - Agriculture today : reel 1, part 1

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Agriculture today : reel 1, part 1

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British Columbia. Horticultural Branch

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  • [ca. 1964] (Creation)

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1 film reel (ca. 20 min ; ca. 725 ft) : mag-striped reversal, b&w, sound ; 16 mm

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The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following items:
A. An interview with Dr. Greenshields [?], director of the federal Agriculture research station at Saskatoon. (00:05:30)
B. At the Saanichton quarantine station, a researcher explains the Department of Agriculture's plant protection policy, which prevents the spread of plant diseases which may be brought in with imported plants. (00:05:30)
C. Dr. Lawrence Burr of Princeton, B.C., talks about methods of halting the blowing dust from old mine tailings that is polluting the town. The old mining town of Copper Mountain. (00:09:00)

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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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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Previously described as AAAA0469.

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

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