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    BY MID JUNE, OVER 93,000 HECTARES OF WHEAT ARE RIPE AND READY FOR HARVESTING ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF PEKING.

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    Background: BY MID JUNE, OVER 93,000 HECTARES OF WHEAT ARE RIPE AND READY FOR HARVESTING ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF PEKING. BEFORE THE HARVEST, TSAI HSU, A WELL-KNOWN WHEAT SPECIALIST FROM THE CHINESE ACADEMY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE, ARRIVES TO GUIDE THE COMMUNE MEMBERS IN SEED SELECTION.

    THIS YEAR, QUITE A NUMBER OF COMMUNES AND PRODUCTION BRIGADES IN THE SUBURBS OF PEKING ARE EXPECTING BIG INCREASES IN PER HECTARE YIELD.

    VOLUNTEER BRIGADES ORGANIZED BY GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOLS AND ARMY UNITS FROM PEKING ARE HELPING THE COMMUNE FARMERS TO BRING IN THE HARVEST IN GOOD TIME. COMBINE-HARVESTERS OF THE COMMUNES AND STATE FARMS ARE ALSO IN ACTION.

    HARVESTING AND THRASHING PROCEED AT THE SAME TIME SO THAT THE GRAINS MAY BE SECURELY STORED UP IN THE QUICKEST POSSIBLE TIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1M6HQYJA1CC966JZCXE69XTGY
    Media URN:
    VLVA1M6HQYJA1CC966JZCXE69XTGY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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