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    Water scarcity affects wheat yield in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): With no alternative income sources, farmers in southern Ghazni province are grappling with poor wheat yield this year due to a lack of seasonal rains. 



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    Pests attack Khak-i-Jabar orchards

    KABUL (PAN): Agricultural pests have destroyed thousands of fruits trees in the Khak-i-Jabar district of central Kabul province, with residents fearing the disease -- if not tackled soon -- could damage more orchards.  



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    Wheat yield up by 20pc in Nangarhar, Laghman

    JALALABAD (PAN): Wheat yields increased by 20 percent each in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, compared to last year, agricultural officials said on Wednesday.



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    Agriculture institute opens in Zabul

    QALAT/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An agriculture institute for high school graduates was inaugurated in southern Zabul province, while the foundation stone of a hostel and a dining hall in another agriculture high school in central Logar was laid on Wednesday, officials said.



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    Traders to build cold storage facilities in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN):  A group of traders on Wednesday pledged to invest to build cold storage and processing facilities for agricultural products for farmers in some districts of Kabul.



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    Rains ravage crops in 20 Ghazni villages

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Framers of Andar and Deh Yak districts in southern Ghazni province on Saturday claimed that recent heavy rains and hailstorm destroyed all their farms.



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    60, 000 acres of land retaken from grabbers

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock retook 60,000 acres of land from grabbers last year in the northern province of Balkh, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Several agri schemes to be executed in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) Mohammad Asif Rahimi on Tuesday announced that numerous projects costing $14.2 million (710.7 million afs) would be implemented in Kabul.



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    Poor families in Kunar receive wheat aid

    ASADABAD (PAN): The wheat distribution process to 19,000 poor families was started by the agriculture, irrigation and livestock department in eastern Kunar proivnce on Saturday, officials said.



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    Tractors donated to farmers in Jalalabad (Video)

    JALALABAD (PAN): Tractors seen lined up at the provincial cooperative's campus after