A unique exercise is underway at Alberoni University in Afghanistan’s Kapisa province. A small demonstration plot has been prepared and 170 agriculture students are being trained in modern farming techniques.
Officials in northern Jawzjan province said on Saturday the number of Karakul sheep had increased with change in weather conditions.
Kandahar province recently inaugurated a new agricultural institute with a capacity for 1,200 male and female students.
Orchard owners have reported an increased yield of berries in southern Kandahar province this year, linking the hike to timely rains and an absence of crop diseases. They expect a huge quantity of berries being exported to foreign countries.
Wheat production in southeastern Paktika province has increased this year due to abundant rains, growers and officials said on Saturday.
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.