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Food Production and the Environment

Synopsis
Shows students investigating how farmers and companies are trying to improve the food production process to minimise environmental impact while maintaining food quality. Shows peach growing in Shapparton, Victoria, from growing to processing, looking at climactic requirements for orchards, weed and pest control, water management, and recycling factory waste. Also looks at macadamias in Lismore, New South Wales, investigating the modification of landscapes for farming, integrated pest management, soil erosion controls, conflict with urban encroachment, and factory noise and waste controls.
Language
English
Country
Australia
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 20 min.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £47.00 inc. VAT +p&p)
Uses
Age 16 and up.
Subjects
Agriculture
Keywords
agricultural processes; food production and distribution

Production Company

Name

Classroom Video

Notes
Classroom Video ceased trading in January 2015. Some of their assets including the streaming platform and our curriculum content have been acquired by ClickView. Around 160 DVD titles are available (or will be made available) through Boulton-Hawker.

Distributor

Name

Classroom Video

Notes
NB Classroom Video ceased trading in January 2015. Potential customers are directed to DVD sales enquiries are directed to sales@boultonhawker.co.uk and are asked to note that not all third party, or proprietary content which includes videos produced by VEA, Classroom Video, Online Classroom and Training Point will be available from Boulton Hawker. Streaming customers are asked to be aware that: All current licences will remain active for the duration of their license period (including embed links and clips that you have created) No streaming licence can be renewed after the existing license period has lapsed Classroom Video’s parent company VEA will manage existing streaming licences from a technical and administrative perspective. For all enquiries please contact support@vea.com.au

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