Lim Chu Kang farmers hit by storm face dilemma over repairs

About 80 per cent of Quan Fa Organic Farm's greenhouses have been left in need of repair following Friday's storm.
About 80 per cent of Quan Fa Organic Farm's greenhouses have been left in need of repair following Friday's storm.PHOTO: QUAN FA ORGANIC FARM

It's fork out a big sum with leases expiring next year or leave things be, which also carries risks

Farmers in Lim Chu Kang whose properties sustained damage during a fierce storm last Friday are in a quandary.

They could dig deep into their pockets to pay for repairs costing up to $100,000, only to have to pack up when their leases expire next year, or leave things be and risk making losses in their day-to-day operations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2018, with the headline 'Lim Chu Kang farmers hit by storm face dilemma over repairs'. Print Edition | Subscribe