In 1957, BBC Northern Ireland series Family Farm followed the trials and tribulations of the Forsythes. Here are three short clips that show them at work.
Meet the farming family, 1957
Meet the Forsythe family, who run a 30-acre farm near Ballynure, County Antrim
Machines on the Family Farm, 1957
Farmer Forsythe explains how the latest technology allows him to do the work of three men
Working holiday for Londoners, 1948
Harvesting hops is hard graft, but for these hardy souls it's a holiday for all the family
Potato harvest on the Isle of Arran, 1949
Newsreel footage of the potato harvest, from the island situated off the west coast of Scotland
Hop gardeners wanted - circus skills useful, 1949
Hops are being prepared the old-fashioned way... on stilts
Where the praties grow, 1952
Backbreaking work never looked so beautiful than in this film about potato farming in Ireland
Yorkshire horse breaker, 1960
"I never bothered with the ladies much, I thought more about horses. I'd a good pal when I'd a good horse"
The hover scarecrow, 1970
It's not just a scarecrow, it's a Roy Rothery multipurpose hover scarecrow!
Noddy's stable, 1975
Noddy's luxury Cornish stable comes with all mod cons, and looks suspiciously like a human house