Likewise attempt to present an analysis of the economic situation of the municipality including the performance of the various players, e. g., the government, farmers and fisher folks, merchants and traders and all those that are involve in the economic activities / development in the area.
Agriculture contributes heavily to the economy of the municipality of Valencia. Majority of the population are large dependent on agricultural products are their main source of living. Data taken from the office of the Municipal Agricultural Officer (MAO) showed that a total of 5737.4884 hectares or 39.27% of the total land area of the municipality, which are found largely in the lower and central portion of the municipality, are devoted to agriculture. Wide variety of crops thrives in the place, among those predominantly grown are: rice, corn, coconut, banana, root crops and fruits.
Major crops commonly planted in the locality include grains, each crop and commercial crops. Grain production are principally rice and corn which are produced for both commercial and household consumption, while each crop include leafy fruit and root vegetables, legumes and root crops, on the other hand, coconut and banana comprised the commercial crops.
Area Devoted To Agricultural Crop Production 2008
|Crops||Area (Has.)||Percent to Total Agricultural Land Devoted to Crop Production||Percent to Total of Municipality Land Area|
Area Production and Value of Production by Major Crops 2008
|Major Crops||Area (Has.)||Percent to Total Agriculture Land Devoted to Crop Production||Production|
|6. Sweet Potato||61.0000||1.17%||244.00||1,952,000.00|
|11. Fruit Trees||65.0000||1.24%||361.00||7,220,000.00|
|13. Cut flower||2.0000||0.04%||3.00||30,000.00|
Major and Minor Occupation Groups Urban and Rural 2008
|Major and Minor Occupation Groups||Location||Total||Urban||Rural|
|Crop Farmers||All Barangay||8,450||25||8425|
|Orchard Farmers||Adlawan,Cansibao, Canlusong||6||0||6|
|Ornamental and Other Plant Growers||Anonang,Marawis, Poblacion Occ.||25||4||21|
|Livestock and Dairy Farmer||0||0||0|
|Others Animal Producers||0||0||0|
|Aqua Farm Cultivators||0||0||0|
|In land Coastal Water Fisherman||97||3||100|
|Deep Sea Fishermen||25||0||25|
|Other Farmers Not Elsewhere Classified||0||0||0|