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Ministry of Agriculture films
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A day with the Okanagan poultry inspector

Documentary. "The Poultry Inspector from the British Columbia Department of Agriculture visits Rose Comb Red Farm and inspects their hens, chicks, cows, pigs and bees. He also visits a Boy's and Girl's Poultry Club in Grindrod, whe...

A growing industry

Documentary. "From the tiny planted seed to the final home-cooked B.C Grown product, an intricate variety of changes occur. The entire food chain -- from farm to retail store -- is examined, with contributions from all major supermarket stor...

A pint a day

Documentary. "Milk is generally known as nature's most perfect food. As such, it is safeguarded with every care from the dairy farm to today's full mechanized dairy plant and the refrigerator at home." (catalogue description)

A river's legacy

Documentary. "The gift of the Fraser River is the rich soil it has left in the Fraser Valley. The result is the richest growing land in B.C. This film investigates the agricultural and industrial activities of the Chilliwack area, showing t...

A trip through range lands in B.C.

Documentary. "Mr. J.B. Munro, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, beside some beehives. Mr. Helmer, manager of Nicola Lake Ranching Co., shaking hands with visitor at a gate. Herd of purebred shorthorn bulls, cowboys working bulls. Steers in a fi...

Agriculture and Food stock footage and out-takes

The sub-series consists of 20 reels of miscellaneous film footage, stock shots and out-takes. This footage relates to the production output of the Media Production Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, located in Kelowna, B.C. The firs...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Planting seed potatoes with a machine. Potato harvesting with a combine. Dispensing fertilizer. Harvesting corn. Sorting and packing onions by hand. Picking and boxing tomatoes. Hoeing. Irrigation system at work. Selecting ...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Passengers in railroad coach. Cattle show. Tractor demonstration. Baseball game. Agricultural exhibits. Antique farm machinery, including steam tractors, steam ploughs, etc. Western Development Museum, exhibition site.

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Cattle in pasture. Feeding cattle. Inoculating cattle. Laboratory, silo, empty corrals, new building. Panorama of location. Sampling, testing and analysis of hay. Sampling silage. Laboratory procedures Fruit-picking devic...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. D. At Cawston, an entire unprofitable apricot orchard is cut down. The cut trees are shredded and dispersed as mulch. At Revelstoke, three deep wells are being drilled to provide water for irrigation and domestic use. E. Orch...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. South Peace Senior Secondary School: classroom and workshop activities. Greenhouse. Harris Flowers. Summerland Yacht Club. Newly completed public building (Vernon, B.C.): flower beds, library-museum-art-gallery, park and flo...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Grain or seed dispensers at work. "A film narration on chinchilla raising": feature on various aspects of chinchilla raising and breeding. Trophies won by champion show animals, including Canadian National Show, N.C.B...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Rodeo scenes. Large poultry farm (at Westbank); selecting and packing eggs. Men inspecting fields, farm buildings, installations, old steam-tractor, cattle in pasture. Lumber mill at lake. Town of Fraser Lake. Endako Mines L...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. C. The Kamloops area is well-suited for raising beef cattle. Bill Hubbard [?] of the federal agricultural research station at Kamloops explains how to increase hay production on a "three-cut" basis; the right variety o...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Farmland. Man collecting and packing asparagus. Sign: "Sher Singh, Prop. Kamloops". Cases of asparagus. Street scenes; supermarket interior; produce. Farmland. Carrot-picking machine. Washing, selecting and packing...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television 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 ...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Device used for pruning in orchards. Checking bud formations. Tractor pulling sprayer for weed control. In Vernon, district horticulturalist examines the bud formation on a branch. Apple picking; loading filled bins onto a tr...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items.A. A commentator describes the Agricultural Rehabilitation and Development Act (ARDA). The 'Ksan project: an Indian village recreated near Hazelton. Campground and park for visitors. Longhouses. Splitting shingles, roofin...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. 1. Soil mixing. Preparing a garden: organic matter, fertilizers, sawdust, wood chips. Earthworms. Lime. 2. Manufacture of step ladders (for fruit picking) at Kal Craft Ladders in Oyama. 3. Ferry crossing a river. Views of a f...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

Television items. Aerial views of forest from helicopter. Workers prepare bins of seeds [?]. Helicopter releases bin over clearing. Various shots of the process. Dispensing weed-killing herbicide [?] by various methods, including hand-pushed di...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

The sub-sub-series consists of stories or items (and out-takes from items) dealing with various aspects of agriculture in BC, produced for television broadcast. Topics include: cattle, chinchilla raising, diseases of plants, fruit-growing, fruit ...

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