The film tells about the Orenburg grain growers, who in 1978 handed over a record 5.5 million tons of grain to the state. A rally on the central square of Orenburg with a monument to V.I. Lenin (1925, sculptor V.V. Kozlov, architect I.V. Ryangin.), Dedicated to the fulfillment of increased obligations by the farmers of the region. First Secretary of the Orenburg Regional Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Alexander Vlasovich Kovalenko congratulates the leaders before the start of the holiday. Demonstrators lined up in front of the podium. All data on the harvest flowed into a single center. Combine leaders Sergei Pavlovich Lychagin, Evgeny Nikolaevich Manin, Leonid Konstantinovich Kovalenko, Vasily Makarovich Cherdintsev at work during the harvest. The film uses newsreels showing the main milestones in the development of agriculture in the Orenburg steppes.