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.
AIBAK (Pajhwok): More than 26 hectares of agricultural land has been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, officials claimed on Sunday.
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Farmers in western Ghor province on Monday feared locusts would destroy all their wheat crops if measures were not taken to combat the difficult to control pests.
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Encouraged by last year’s yield, farmers in southern Ghazni province would cultivate saffron on 15 acres of land, an official said on Thursday.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A number of farmers in northern Baghlan province on Saturday voiced concern their farmlands would go parched if the Baladori water canal in Pul-i-Khumri was not desilted soon.
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Two villages and a fruit orchard were washed away by flash floods in the Khwahan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Tuesday.
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Growers in western Farah province on Friday complained of being hard hit by cucumber imports from Pakistan and Iran.
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Around 5,000 acres of land have been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The livestock sector has witnessed remarkable improvement in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday.
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Backed by officials of the irrigation department, volunteers in the central Ghor province on Wednesday started joint efforts to clean the vital canal to ensure uninterrupted water flow to irrigate the fields, an official said.
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