Narrated by Richard Hayward. Hayward also employed some instrumental versions of local songs on the soundtrack. Simple Silage was the only film produced and funded by the Northern Ireland government during World War II. Two letters appeared in the Belfast Newsletter and Belfast Telegraph, sent in by 'Ulster First' and 'Agricola' respectively. Their tone and sentiment suggests that both may well have been written by Richard Hayward himself. The Newsletter correspondence notes that the film is, 'purely local and Ulster should be proud of a first-class job done by Ulster producers in our own Province'.