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sojbeans2The soybean yield has been significant in eastern Nangarhar province over the past three years, growers and officials said on Wednesday, hoping the crop could be a substitute for illicit poppies.

farmers-day-01The history of agriculture begins over 12,000 years ago. The gradual transition from wild harvesting to deliberate cultivation developed independently in several areas around the globe.

locustsThe grasshopper elimination campaign covering 40 hectares of land was launched on March 29. So far 1,500 litres of insecticide has been sprayed on 5,000 acres of affected land.

orchardsHundreds 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.

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