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    Wheat crop torched in Ghazni gunbattle

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat crop on eight acres of land was gutted to ashes as a result of a clash between militants and security forces in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.  



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    Melon, watermelon yield up in Samangan

    AIBAK/FARAH (Pajhwok): Melon and watermelon production has increased by 28 percent during the ongoing Afghan calendar year in northern Samangan province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Nimroz livestock sector registers growth

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Livestock in western Nimroz province witnessed a 30 percent growth after more than 5,000 animals perished in 2013, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Daikundi wheat products may not fulfill locals’ need

    NILI (Pajhwok): Amid claims of bumper wheat crop in central Daikundi province, it is feared that the wheat product would not meet locals’ demand as its prices were going higher.



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    Kunduz almond yield declines by 95pc

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The almond yield fell by 95 percent in northern Kunduz province this year, driving up prices and hitting farmers hard, officials and growers said on Monday.  



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    Kunduz sericulture on the decline

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Silkworm farming in northeastern Kunduz province is on downward trend as the industry produced a total of three tonnes of silk during 2013.



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    Badghis tribal feud leaves 3 dead, 5 injured

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): At least three people have been killed and three others injured in a clash between two tribes in the Muqur district of northwestern Badghis province, an official said Thursday.



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    Kunduz melon yield increases

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Melon production showed a considerable increase this year in northeastern Kunduz province, an official and growers said on Monday.  



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    Bumper wheat crop expected in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Growers expected bumper wheat crop this year in northern Kunduz province while production of the same crop could decrease in northern Faryab province.



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    Natural disasters hit Farah melon yield

    FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): Heavy snowfall and rains, often accompanied by windstorms, affected the melon crop in western Farah province this year, an official said on Monday.