This 1948 newsreel shows a trial of aerial topdressing at Ōhakea airfield near Palmerston North. This method of spreading seed and fertiliser was invented in New Zealand and later adopted around the world.
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Reference: Weekly Review 370. National Film Unit, 1948
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