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Agriculture seminar teaches new techniques for next harvest

A local farmer inspected a water pump used to irrigate his fields in Gelan district, Paktika province, Sept. 28. Special operations forces team members hosted an agricultural seminar in Gelan, Oct. 12, which taught local farmers new techniques including grape trestling, tree pruning, irrigation and fertilization.



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This work, Agriculture seminar teaches new techniques for next harvest [Image 2 of 3], by SPC Andrew Vidakovich, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.28.2011

Date Posted:10.18.2011 04:42

Photo ID:475040

VIRIN:119028-A-#####-046

Resolution:960x720

Size:76.25 KB

Location:PAKTIKA PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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