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A Technicolor film on the principles and practicalities of crop rotation, illustrated with diagrams and models.
'British eighteenth-century farmers were the pioneers of crop rotation. Pre-rotation and rotations methods of farming are contrasted in the this picture, and there are many shots and diagrams of the 'Four Course' system in operation. By a scientific crop rotation and up-to-date machinery British farmers today get the maximum yield from their limited acres.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1946)
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