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Windbreaks on the Prairies
1943, production : Evelyn Cherry
Prairie farmers often ruthlessly cut down the few trees that...
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Windbreaks on the Prairies
Film  (21:00) 1943, production : Evelyn Cherry
Prairie farmers often ruthlessly cut down the few trees that stood in the paths of their plows. Too late, it was realized that without these windbreaks the top soil became even more vulnerable to erosion. The Dominion Department of Agriculture experimental station at Indian Head, Saskatchewan, cultivated acres of young trees for distribution to farmers.

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