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Sunday 26 May 2013

Afghanistan

Expanding poultry production

Chile’s Agricola Ariztia, one of the country’s largest poultry producers, has commissioned Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies for the supply and installation of a new Grand Parent hatchery in Lagunillas (near Casablanca).

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Friday 24 May 2013

Afghanistan

Poultry production

A pledge by the Ivorian government to pursue a 10-year Poultry Farming Revitalisation Plan is reaping results.

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Afghanistan

Stocking the farm

A simple but effective stocking policy has earned Paparoa farmers Janine and Ken Hames recognition in this year's Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

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Monday 20 May 2013

Afghanistan

Welfare payments for farmers

Farmers suffering any kind of financial hardship may be able to apply for a welfare payment, under changes outlined in the Federal Budget.

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Thursday 02 May 2013

Afghanistan

New farm consortium

Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan will establish an agricultural industrial consortium, according to a decision made at a roundtable focusing on the development of regional cooperation in the sectors of agriculture and the processing of agricultural goods, held in the Tajik capital Dushanbe, Tazabek news agency reported with reference to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization portal.

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Tuesday 30 April 2013

Afghanistan

There is only one viable crop and that is poppy seed

Khowst Province, Afghanistan – While some Coalition Force units build up the Afghan National Security Forces others have a different mission within the area of operations.

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Friday 11 January 2013

Afghanistan

You will never beat poppies for profits

As long as the USA consume 80% of the worlds drugs farmers will be happy to supply them and why not.

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Saturday 20 October 2012

Afghanistan

Livestock transport

Livestock transport

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Friday 19 October 2012

Afghanistan

Marketing wool

AUSTRALIA needs to up the ante when it comes to marketing wool, according to the world’s largest wool spinning company Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia.

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Saturday 28 July 2012

Afghanistan

Rain hits farmers

The Armagh Observatory has confirmed what many of us thought - June was a very wet month.

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Tuesday 24 April 2012

Afghanistan

Poppy farming alive and well

A brain washed patrol leader with the Afghan Uniformed Police here said his message against growing poppy is reaching farmers.

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Friday 16 March 2012

Afghanistan

Farming in the harsh winter

Afghanistan's harshest winter in two decades has killed dozens of people, but heavy snow has brought prospects of an end to drought and bumper crops for farmers - including those in the opium trade.

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Saturday 25 February 2012

Afghanistan

You cannot beat poppy farming for profit

Before they're deployed to help stabilize Afghanistan, hundreds of U.S. Army troops, Marines, and other government personnel head to Fresno, Calif., for a crash course on that war-torn country's most vital industry: agriculture.

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Friday 10 February 2012

Afghanistan

Getting the best from ewes

Pregnancy scan ewes between 45-90 days of gestation to identify barren ewes and litter sizes.

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Sunday 25 December 2011

Afghanistan

Afghanistan - You will never beat poppy farming for profit

The University of California, Davis, has received $14 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to lead a consortium of universities that will help Afghanistan strengthen its agricultural Extension system and stabilize its agriculture-based economy.

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Monday 28 November 2011

Afghanistan

US farmers

Looking to the symbol of the National Guard, we see a Revolutionary War soldier, musket in hand, standing beside a farm plow.

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Monday 18 July 2011

Afghanistan

Pre-Sale Research Improves Bull and Ram Buying

Investing a little extra time in simple research ahead of this season’s bull and ram sales will pay dividends in improving breeding stock-buying decisions, suggests EBLEX. Especially so with the increasing availability of well-displayed internet information to complement sale catalogue entries. © www.farm-images.co.uk Most sale catalogues

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Wednesday 29 June 2011

Afghanistan

UK - Rape seed

Genetic resistance to pod shatter built into the latest high performance hybrid oilseed rape varieties has been shown to dramatically cut seed losses where combining has to be delayed for as little as five to six days after crop maturity.

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