A special issue about people who grow and harvest bread in the fields of the Orenburg region. Newsreel footage. The 1978 harvest. Machine operator VM Cherdintsev harvesting grain on the Rassvet collective farm, Sakmarsky District. Interview with the chairman of the collective farm named after Karl Marx of the Buzuluk district of the Orenburg region, Hero of Socialist Labor A.D. Tikhonov. Cleaning grain on the farm by members of the Komsomol-youth link under the leadership of A. Shcherbovskikh. The plot is about the family link of the Grinei machine operators working on the Lenin state farm in the Belyavsky district. The family link of the Zhukovs - father - honored machine operator of the RSFSR MF Zhukov and his two sons are harvesting bread in the fields of one of the farms in the Adamovsky district. A team of Orenburg drivers under the leadership of F. Kh. Mursalimov transport grain in the farms of the region. Electric vehicles. The first secretary of the Orenburg regional party committee, twice Hero of Socialist Labor A. V. Kovalenko talks with people who harvest grain. Interview with N.P.Sharin, director of the Orenburg grain-receiving enterprise.