FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

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Peanuts

Peanut growing and harvesting in Papua New Guinea.
Series : Talkabout Australian Territories | Episode : 12 | Year : 1962 | Producer : J. S. Allan
New Guineans farming peanuts, preparing soil, spacing seeds with bamboo rods, cultivation. Australian agricultural officer eating nuts from fresh plant. Locals hand harvesting, weighing bags and loading into truck. Officer paying villagers, villagers counting money. WS truck across landscape with mountains in background. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148577 | 2 mins 39 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |