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Item Description 

Film entitled "Grain Growing Deserves Study"

Creator 

Francis J. S. Holmes for Manitoba Department of Agriculture, Extension Service

Date 

[194-?]

Fonds/Series Title 

Francis J. S. Holmes fonds

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Notes 

Film profiles the activities of the Junior Seed Club in training youth to be knowledgeable farmers. See P3640, file 16 for make-up and narration scripts.


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Location Code 

V272

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Original Format 

1 film : optical sound, release print.

Colour 

Colour

Size 

16 mm

Time 

17 min., 24 sec.

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Item Details 

IdentifierContent

00:00

opening titles

00:29

binder being pulled by horses, cutting grain

00:34

binder cutting oats

00:40

view of threshing outfit

00:46

view of Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

00:58

Eaton's store

01:03

CPR yards, freight train

01:15

farm homes

01:25

man on tractor harrowing land

01:38

young women checking weed content in grain sample

02:20

man carrying bag of grain from warehouse

02:24

tag on seed bag (seed inspection)

02:35

man emptying sack of seed at grainery onto machine for inspection

02:54

seed processed through machine

03:03

man pouring seeds into seeder

03:18

seeder being driven on field

03:36

green grain with Junior Seed Growers' Club sign and men walking infield

03:51

men inspecting grain for weeds

03:57

spray rig being driven on field

04:05

mustard in bloom

04:10

weed class in field

04:25

weed class in field

04:45

young man studying various weeds, seeds at desk

04:54

close-up shots of various weed seeds

06:06

young men walking at test plot erect club sign

06:32

boys take weed samples from plots

06:52

bouquet of weeds

07:02

showing types of heads and weeds

07:13

early varieties of wheat

07:29

Dr. Seeger Wheeler's wheat hybrids

07:38

diseases poisonous ergot in grass and weed

07:48

seedling blight

07:56

take-all root-rot

08:04

halo blight of oats

08:12

loose smut of oats

08:20

halminthosporium

08:28

false loose smut of barley

08:36

covered smut of bailey

08:42

net blotch of barley

08:50

smut in wheat

08:58

leaf rust in wheat

09:06

wheat stem rust

09:14

larva on wheat stem saw fly

09:39

extension service staff member examining seed plots of club members examining grain in test plots

11:08

Whiteman and farmer looking at sunflower plants

11:18

boys in test plots

11:49

man cleaning combine

12:05

combining harvesting grain

12:18

grain dumped from hopper

12:42

weevils crawling on stored grain

12:59

empty kernels of wheat

13:11

judging grain

14:02

parade at Hamiota, Manitoba

14:27

seed lectures by L.J. Whiteman at Carmen

14:42

seed growers setting up exhibits

15:42

judges examining grain samples

15:48

seed clubs exhibiting

16:25

club members (boys) writing exams

16:40

club members visit Canada Malting Plant in Winnipeg

16:49

group of boys sitting under tree

16:52

board of examiners at national competition at Toronto Royal Fair

17:02

boy addressing board of examiners

17:09

view of sunset

17:18

end titles

17:24

end

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