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Advice for farmers on how to get rid of the roots of perennial weeds in the spring. (clip) 
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Title: CLEAN FARMING
Reference number: 4288
Director: d. Alan Harper
Sponsor: COI for the Department of Health for Scotland
Production company: Campbell Harper
Running time: 16.34 mins
This film is about weeds - how they grow and how they are removed.
ph. Henry Cooper, Ian Barrowman
nar. Ian Sadler
Shotlist: opening credits (0.21) c/u plants followed by m/s German (WW2) prisoners hoeing field (1.18) Weeds in relation to the soil. 1 Drainage. Gvs farmer laying drainage pipes in field (2.06) 2 Lime c/u crops in field followed by brief m/s farmer liming field with the aid of horse and cart (3.19) Fertilisers farmer fertilising field with the aid of horse and cart followed by c/u turnips (3.53) Extermination of weeds. It is not enough to discourage weeds. They must be killed outright. The method depends on whether they are perennial or annual. Perennials. c/u weed types; gvs tractor and various machines working in field (cultivator/grubber, harrow, chain harrow) eradicating weeds; farmer burning piles of weeds; men scything through bracken; man operating special bracken cutting machine. Further intertitles. Annuals. Many gvs horse drawn ploughing; farm workers hoeing field, then potato planting; various c/u crops; tractor and trailer spraying field with sulphuric acid; gvs threshing and harvesting machines working in field (16.15) The End (16.22)
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