Crop damage in Pampanga now at P268M
Farming losses due to monsoon flooding in Pampanga province have reached almost P270 million, according to the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist.
The agency’s latest report pegged the total agricultural damage at P268,365,663 based on an inventory by 11 municipalities.
The report said the total rice damage amounted to more than P183 million, with Lubao town reporting the highest losses at more than P78 million.
San Luis town was second with more than P41 million in damage, followed by Apalit with more than P34 million.
In the fisheries sector, damage stood at more than P85 million, with the bulk of the losses reported by Minalin town.
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