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Agri damage reach P695M

AS DAMAGES to agriculture increase in the Cordillera, prices of temperate vegetables from Benguet remain fluctuating according to the Benguet Farmers Marketing Cooperative.

Records from the BFMC show prices of carrots, potatoes, cabbage and wombok range from P8 to P70 per kilo since October 12.

Augusta Balanoy of the BFMC said they are expecting more than a 30 percent decrease in supply of highland vegetables within the next few weeks after nearly 50 percent of crops were damaged.

Balanoy added however there will be enough supply as farmers salvaged most of their produce while some already started planting in time for December.

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