A film about the benefits of structural reclamation - an environmentally friendly way of cultivating the land. 1 part. Leningrad region. Tractors plow and harrow the land. Combine harvesters are harvesting wheat. Special machines spray fertilizer in the fields. Soil samples of the Leningrad region. Vegetable farming of the state farm "Shushary". The technique is used to drain the field. Chronicle footage:  - First Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU NS Khrushchev and the persons accompanying him (among them - Deputy Chairman of the Bureau of the Central Committee of the CPSU GI Voronov) in [the collective farm im. Kalinin, Rostov region] inspect the corn field;  - dust storm in [Krasnodar Territory]. Part 2. The city of Leningrad. The building of the All-Union Geological Institute. A.P. Karpinsky on Sredny prospect. Soil samples at the institute. Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences F. Ya. Saprykin speaks about the consequences of land reclamation in the Leningrad region (sinhr.). Waste from the Phosphorite enrichment plant in the Leningrad Region. Discharge of waste from a thermal power plant in [Estonia].