A film about land reclamation in the Russian Non-Black Earth Region. Rural landscapes. Swamps. Meliorators in the field, above the map. Road construction. Trucks are passing along the roads. Types of the village of Kostino. Building of the House of Culture. Hospital construction. Silo cleaning. Harvesters and tractors are working. Excavators are working, performing drainage work. Yakhromskaya floodplain. Harvesting potatoes. Cabbage. Livestock complex. Reclamation systems equipped with hydraulic structures: irrigation installations, a pumping station. In the film, the chairman of the collective farm V. V. Grigoriev, the director of the state farm "Krasnogorsky" A. I. Sivkov, farmers N. and I. Eseevs, Hero of Socialist Labor A. I. Petrov, chief engineer of the association "Tver melioration "B. S. Alekseev. Types of Leningrad. Nevsky Prospect, Vasilyevsky Island and other streets of the city. Says (synchronously) the caretaker of park ponds AA Goloshevich, students.