Film interview. The State Prize Laureate, Honorary Academician of VASKHNIL TS Maltsev tells in the film about the milestones in his life that led him to the creation of a moldboard-free tillage system. Maltsev at the bookshelf, works at the table, at the porch of his house, walks through the village, across the snow-covered field. Panorama over the plowed field. Field after harvest. Sheaves of straw. Photos of Maltsev from different years: Maltsev in military uniform, among the members of the camp committee, in the field, at a meeting, with peasants, with participants of the 3rd congress of collective farmers, with Budyonny, during K. Voroshilov's awarding him with the order, at his desk, with his wife and children , with grandchildren.