Taal eruption agriculture damage reaches P3B

January 17, 2020
In the latest report issued by the Department of Agriculture, the increase in the amount of damages is attributed to the additional report from Laguna and the updated reports from Batangas and Cavite in coffee, cacao, pineapple, assorted fruits and vegetables, rice, coconut, and fisheries.

Coffee farms worst hit by volcano blast

January 14, 2020
Meanwhile, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) reported that around 6,000 fish cages are at risk of being damaged, including Sardinella tawilis and tilapia, with production loss estimated at 15,033 metric tons since fishkill is expected in Taal Lake due to high sulfur content brought by the volcanic eruption.