This film is part of Free

Land of Ulster

Even in Belfast, people are only a generation away from the soil. Explore the changing fortunes of Ulster and its farmers in this charming government film.

Government sponsored film 1950 29 mins

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Experience the changing face of Ulster agriculture from John’s farm in Ballymena to Eileen’s University laboratory. Poetic words transform government policy and the harsh realities of farming into a rousing tale of good-humoured resilience. Find out how the great problems of collection are overcome in a land littered with little roads running through one another like a bag of weasels. Will Ulster farmers be able to move mountains under the inspector’s watchful eye?