The Israel Film Service Collection

Wheat Operation

5 Minutes, Unknown date
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Israel Film Service
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A film by the Ministry of Agriculture (The Israeli Film Service) covering the progress and results of Operation Wheat Due to agriculturally difficult years in the late 1960s, a competition was established in which, in order to win, one had to produce 700 grains of wheat per dunam To reach the goal, the farmers were helped by auxiliary irrigation, insect control and the development of new and more fertile wheat varieties The competition bore fruit and there were quite a few farms that succeeded in the competition, and there were even those that produced much more than expected.


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