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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.



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    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.   



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    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.



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    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.



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    5,000 acres of land cleared of locusts

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Around 5,000 acres of land have been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Kunduz livestock sector improved remarkably

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The livestock sector has witnessed remarkable improvement in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday.



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    Volunteers launch cleaning of vital Ghor canal

    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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    3 million trees planted in 3 years in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul Municipality has so far planted nearly three million trees during the past three years in central Kabul province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Hundreds of orchards being planted in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of fruit orchards would be planted in the capital and districts of southeastern Paktia province during the first months of this solar year, an official said on Sunday.