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Electricity in Agriculture

Shows how to make the best use of electricity on the farm in Australian conditions.
Year : 1967 | Total Duration : 20 Minutes | Producer : Eric Thompson
Director : Jack Rogers |
VS crop harvesting, crop irrigation, irrigation on sheep pastures. Shearers clipping sheep, herd of cattle, sow feeding piglets, chicken in poultry barn. Farmers with milk cans, taking hatchling chicks out of incubator, silos, wool baler, fruit packing machine. WS power station, internal shots, control room, transformers. Pan across powerlines over countryside, substations, tilt to men up pylons (no harnesses). Electricity Commission sign, powerlines to cattle farm. Animation of farm and electricity options. VS electric motors on dairy farm, milk tanker collecting milk via electric pump. Electric water pumps, dam applications, water timers for irrigation. WS farming family in swimming pool. Electricity used in orchards, small boy eating apple, women hand wrapping and packing apples. VS lucerne hay being harvested and processed. Battery hens in cages feeding, laying eggs, women collecting and mechanically washing eggs.
Access No. 148633 | 12 mins 44 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |