• Short Summary

    A new growing process for cow fodder involves feeding the seeds on boron and manganese, and growing them in a warm, humid cabinet.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Speeding up crops.

    M/S as a man walks through a very large greenhouse full of growing carnations, he is carrying a bunch of the flowers which have been grown in sand, C/U of the flowers. M/S exterior of an American farm. M/S as tiers of trays containing barley and wheat are placed in a cabinet in the barn, they are soaked in water then fed with a mixture of boron and manganese. They are brought out afterwards to reveal how much they have grown. The farmer pulls the fodder from the tray like a mat and feeds it to his cows.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1136.20
    Media URN:
    39535
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:05:00 / 01:45:34:00
    Canister:
    PT 333

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