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NEW Farming on Film 4

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The fourth volume in this award winning series features more films shot by working farmers and their staff, but also follows their crops into factories that turn it into processed foods. It ranges over half a century from idyllic 1939 harvest scenes of working horses, men and binders, through steam cultivation, vintage tractors and the early stages of mechanisation of crops like sugar beet and potatoes right up to 4-wheel drive articulated tractors in 1989. Along the way, we watch a wheelwright fitting steel rims to wooden cart wheels; work through reed cutting and thatching; look at how farmers attempted...

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