Photostory #286: To Seek, to Find -- Increase the Yield
National Film Board of Canada
May 30, 1961
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
The problems never end. Above, scientists thresh selected flax plants, grown in "flax-sick" soil, in an attempt to find a disease-resistant strain. So the struggle goes: the quest to find new strains, to combat old diseases, to increase yields, to lower costs. In all of which Canada's Experimental Farms lead the way.