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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.

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    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.  


    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.


    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.


    Kunduz farmlands cleared of locusts

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): More than 26 hectares of agricultural land has been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, officials claimed on Sunday.


    Farmers seek pesticides to combat locusts

    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.

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    Ghazni farmers increase saffron cultivation

    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.

    Accidents & Disasters,Agriculture

    Canal silting worries Baghlan farmers

    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.   

    Accidents & Disasters,Agriculture

    Floods wreak havoc in Khwahan district

    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 cucumber growers hit by cheap imports

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Growers in western Farah province on Friday complained of being hard hit by cucumber imports from Pakistan and Iran.