With leases running out, Lim Chu Kang farmers mull over how much to spend on storm repairs

About 80 per cent of Quan Fa Organic Farm's greenhouses, which have metal frames covered with wire mesh, were left in need of repair following the wind and rain.
About 80 per cent of Quan Fa Organic Farm's greenhouses, which have metal frames covered with wire mesh, were left in need of repair following the wind and rain. PHOTO: QUAN FA ORGANIC FARM
About 80 per cent of Quan Fa Organic Farm's greenhouses, which have metal frames covered with wire mesh, were left in need of repair following the wind and rain.
About 80 per cent of Quan Fa Organic Farm's greenhouses, which have metal frames covered with wire mesh, were left in need of repair following the wind and rain. PHOTO: QUAN FA ORGANIC FARM

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

They could dig deep into their pockets to pay for repairs of up to $100,000, only to have to leave when their leases are up in 2019, or leave things be and risk making losses in their day-to-day operations.

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