Summer landscape of the Non-Black Earth Region; goats and sheep graze. Broken road; the all-terrain vehicle crosses the river. A resident of a village in the Pskov region, V.A.Mikhailov, mows the grass, shows the house, talks (synchronously) about his invention of the engine. The self-taught inventor of the Krasnye Polyany collective farm in the Pskov region A. V. Sirotin, who improved the collective farm grain dryer, set up a line for stacking bags of fertilizer at the collective farm plant. Decommissioned collective farm equipment used by local inventors and innovators. High school students are driving through the village in cars assembled in a school workshop under the guidance of labor teacher GV Tkachev. Harvesting potatoes with a potato digger designed by schoolchildren. High school students with G.V. Tkachev at the fire on the river bank. GV Tkachev in the classroom, in the school workshop. Self-taught artist V. E. Malyshev at work. Portraits of fellow villagers.