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    Lower yield sends wheat price soaring

    SHEBERGHAN (PAN): A decline in wheat production this year has sent prices soaring in northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Sunday.


    Kunduz sees bumper watermelon crop

    KUNDUZ CITY/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A remarkable increase was seen in watermelon production in northern Kunduz province this year when the crop was damaged by flies in Jawzjan province, growers and officials said on Saturday.


    Exhibition of agro products held in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): An exhibition showcasing agricultural products was held in Kabul on Sunday to marketing and increasing growers’ capacity, an official sad.


    Disease, seeds blamed for wheat yield fall

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Wheat production has decreased in southeastern Khost province this year for different reasons, officials said on Monday.

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    Kunduz farmers get soybean seeds

    KABUL (PAN): Soybean seeds would be freely distributed to farmers in northern Kunduz province to deal with the problem of malnutrition among children, officials said on Friday.


    ADF opens office in Bamyan to assist farmers

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The Agriculture Development Fund (ADF), an initiative of the Agriculture Ministry, on Thursday opened its office in central Bamyan province, an official said.


    Afghanistan exports above 4 tonnes saffron last year: Rahimi

    KABUL (PAN): Claiming increase in saffron cultivation in Afghanistan, the agriculture minister said on Friday more than four tonnes of saffron were exported last year.


    Taliban eradicate poppies in Kunar

    JALALABAD (PAN): Taliban insurgents have started a poppy-eradicating campaign in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Nimroz livestock farmers hit by drought

    ZARANJ (PAN): Thousands of household animals have died as a result of drought that hit agricultural lands in the Kang district of southwestern Nimroz province, residents and officials said on Thursday.


    IFAD pledges $58m in aid to Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) would provide $58 million in aid to Afghanistan over the next six years for an agriculture project to improve food security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday.