Development of virgin lands of the Kazakh SSR. Sunrise and sunset. Newsreel footage: seeing the first virgin lands at the station, their arrival in the Kazakh SSR to develop new lands. Virgin land state farms: "Dvurechny", "Izhevsk", "Svobodny", "Kursk", "Karakolsk", "Moscow". Virgin land workers work on agricultural machinery, on a poultry farm, pollinate wheat fields from an airplane, graze livestock, harvest grain, hold meetings, lay water pipes, get new apartments, relax, and play sports. Students arrive by train at the Atbasar station, work on the construction of new houses. A visit to the "Moskovsky" state farm by a group of foreign diplomats. Diplomats in the wheat fields, talking with the director and agronomist of the state farm, inspecting equipment, getting acquainted with new varieties of wheat, riding the bus, photographing the streets of the state farm. The story about the death of the Hero of the Soviet Union D.P.Nesterenko during the development of virgin lands of the Kazakh SSR, a monument to him. Winter and summer landscapes of the steppe.