Agricultural damages caused by Typhoon Nesat are estimated to be NT$60.19 million (US$2.03 million), according to the Council of Agriculture (COA).
By: Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–Typhoon Nesat agricultural damages are estimated to be
NT$60.19 million (US$2.03 million, according to the Council of Agriculture (COA).
The heaviest losses are registered in Yilan County, a total NT$41.17 million (US$1,352,000), followed by Pingtung County, which reported agricultural losses of NT$18.46 million (US$593,800), and Taoyuan at NT$570,000 (US$18000), said the COA.
Guava farmers suffered the biggest loss, with a total of NT$10.92 million. Crops such as pomelos, green onions, bamboo shoots and bananas were also affected.
The livestock sector suffered NT$12.98 million in losses, and farm equipment reported NT$440,000 in damage, said the COA. [FULL STORY]