Typhoon Odette cost to agriculture estimated at P8.4 billion

THE ESTIMATE of damage to agriculture done by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) has risen to P8.4 billion, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said. The DA estimated the lost production at 175,720 metric tons, with 125,161 farmers and fishermen affected across 347,072 hectares. Fisheries accounted for P2.8 billion of the estimated losses, affecting over 50,029 […]