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A young man learns to become a farmer, keen to show the integration of traditional farming with modern science and education.
The work of an agricultural college
'Agriculture today is a big industry, requiring the co-operation of scientists, engineers, chemists and government officials to help ordinary farmers. The film shows how Britain is training farmers and specialists at one of the many agricultural colleges in Britain for the future needs of this great industry.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1944-45)
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