Fall armyworms damage to corn P10.8M – OPA 

Fall armyworms’ damage to corn in Negros Occidental has hit P10, 832,037, the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist reported. 

The damage covered 753.38 hectares in 38 barangays in six local government units from June 1 to July 4, affecting 1,117 farmers.

The damage to corn in  Himamaylan City was P3.1 million, Moises Padilla – P2.479 million,  La Castellana – P1.668 million, Isabela – P1.639 million, Murcia  – P1.496 million and  Hinoba-an P439,485. 

The initial report does not cover the cost of damage to corn in nine other LGUs also hit by fall armyworms.* 

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