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Herat farmers to receive improved seeds and fertilizers

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Herat farmers to receive improved seeds and fertilizers

afghanistan wheatCooperative societies would distribute 152 tons of wheat seed and 456 tons of fertilizers to farmers in Herat this month.

Growers of the provincial capital and 15 districts would receive the aid to help boost wheat production.

According to Pajhwok Afghan News, last year’s wheat yield jumped to 320 tons from 280 tons in the previous year, after provision of improved wheat seed to 2000 growers.

Farmers consider the improved seed to be a key factor in the increased wheat production.

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