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    Apiculture training to spur honey production

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Abdul Ghani Sharaf, a resident of northern Balkh province, has switched to the beekeeping industry after nine years of owning a seeds company.  



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Kandahar exports melons worth $4 million

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) claimed on Monday exporting melons worth $4 million to various countries this year.



    Agriculture

    Samangan almond yield falls considerably

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Almond yield has considerably decreased as a result of severe cold last winter in northern Samangan province, inflicting huge losses on growers, an official said on Sunday.



    Reconstruction,Agriculture

    Balkh agriculture dept out to reclaim lost land

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Land measuring 85 acres belonging to the provincial Agriculture and Livestock Department of northern Balkh province has been unlawfully seized, the department head complained on Monday.



    Agriculture

    Khost traders say in dire need of warehouses

    KHOST (Pajhwok): Because of lack of warehouses, agricultural products are decomposed in hot weather in southeastern Khost province that usually inflicted financial losses on traders, businessmen said.



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    Takhar records bumper wheat crop this season

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Wheat crop yield witnessed a 40 percent increase this season in northern Takhar province as compared to the last year’s harvest, growers and officials say.



    Security and Crime,Agriculture

    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.  



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.