Heavy rains wreck havoc to Negros' agro-fishery
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The onslaught of heavy rains caused massive flooding in some areas of Negros Occidental, damaging an estimated P6.5 million worth of agro-fishery products. A partial report from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) indicated that 240 hectares of its rice farms in Victorias City were affected, with damages estimated at P1.77 million. Cadiz City posted total damage and production losses worth P2.86 million. Of the total numbers reported, P1.43 million were lost to 75.2 hectares of damaged rice farms; P1.25 million for eight hectares of high-value commercial crops (HVCC); and P180,000 worth of damaged boats and fishing gears.
Yasa, D. (2018, January 18). Heavy rains wreck havoc to Negros' agro-fishery. The Daily Guardian, pp. 6, 7.
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Agriculture; Fisheries; Rain; Economics; Fishery economics; Fishing gear; Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA); Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO); Negros First Universal Crop Insurance; Masculino, Japhet; Negros Occidental; Escalante; New Sagay; Victorias; Talisay; Silay; Bago, Negros Occidental; La Carlota; Salvador Benedicto; Toboso; Calatrava, Negros Oriental; San Enrique, Negros Occidental; Valladolid, Negros Occidental; Hinigaran; Pontevedra; La Castellana; San Carlos
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