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Kapisa witnesses significant increase in its agricultural production

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Kapisa witnesses significant increase in its agricultural production

Agricultural production has increased significantly from last year in Kapisa province, according to latest figures from the provincial agriculture department.

The province has witnessed a 20% boost in grapes production, 15% in apple and peach and 10% in cherry, compared to last year’s productions.

According to the officials, production of corn, beans, soybean and mung has gone up by 20% and wheat yield was up by 5% this year.

Meanwhile, the agriculture officials said the production of apricots and almond has suffered due to cold weather.

The officials have linked the boost in production to the establishment of 312 new fruit gardens consisting of grapes, apples, cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, and guava in the province.

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