Source: Department of Agriculture
|Soil Type ||Area (has.) ||Suitable Crops
|San Manuel loam ||10,021 ||Lowland rice, corn, sugar cane, banana, Vegetables, camote, tobacco, abaca
|San Manuel Clay || 1,282||Corn, banana, rice, vegetables, coconut
|San Manuel Clay Loam|| 7,309 || Corn, rice, rootcrops, peanuts, vegetables
|Isabela Loam|| 854 ||Lowland rice
|Isabela Silt Loam|| 2,387|| Rice, corn, sugarcane
|Bolinao Silt Loam|| 14,696 ||Banana, corn, falcata, abaca, rootcrops
|Camansa Clay Loam|| 59,371 ||Banana, corn, rice, falcata, abaca, rootcrops
|Umingan Clay Loam|| 15,807 ||Rice, corn, rootcrops
|Alimodian Clay Loam|| 1,828 ||Rice, corn, rootcrops
|Malalag Silt Loam|| 33,388 ||Banana, abaca, rootcrops, coconut, corn, Upland rice
|Butuan Loam|| 18,309||Lowland rice, vegetables
|Kitcharao Clay Loam|| 644 ||Upland rice, ramie, coconut, tobacco, Rootcrops
|Hydrosol || 5,648||Fishponds, wildlife forest
|Rubble Land|| 296|| Forest
|Mountain Soil|| 50,514||Forest
2. Vast production forests that can be planted to
numerous fast-growing trees
suitable for wood-based
| Area Available ||Suitable Species|| By-products
|1. Old Growth (16,717.00) ||Dipterocarp species (lawaan, apitong, yakal) ||Sawlogs, sawdust, lumber veneer
|2. Second Growth (52,5353.00) ||Dipterocarp Species (falcata, yemani, narra, rattan, mahogany, bagras) ||Plywood, logging waste paper, manufacture of matches piles,
|3. Plantation Forests (12,328.15) ||Falcata, yemane, rattan, acacia, manguin, mahogany, bagras, narra||construction materials, household furnitures and fixtures
3. Inland and marine bodies of water
which serve as fishing grounds as well as
route and source of energy.
*The Lake Mainit. 14,400 hectares of fresh water almost
half of which is in Agusan del Norte (the third largest
lake in the country)
*The Agusan River. One of the largest rivers in the
country. It is vital in serving the province needs
in transport, commerce and irrigation requirements.
*The Butuan Bay. This marine fishing ground is abundant
with varied fish species chiefly the sardines and the
yellow fin tuna species among others.
4. Mineral Resources
Virtually untapped, the province awaits investors to
exploit its vast mineral resources which include among
others the following:
||Estimated Reserves (MT)
||Grade or Analysis
|| 1. Cabadbaran, Jabonga and
|| 0.43% Cu.
|2. Santiago and Tubay
||0.09 - 14.7% Cu.
||San Antonio and Cabadbaran
5. Tourism Potentials
Unexplored, the province is blessed with natural tourist
spots that include the following:
About 42 underground and aboveground are found in the
municipality of Carmen and eight others in other towns.
A challenge for mountain climbers who
would venture to the yet undiscovered and unfamiliar
passages of jungles, waterfalls and lakes. Agusan del
Norte has 10 mountains, one of which has its peak of
2,012 meters above seal level.
The scenery of the three identified lakes that
traverse the province is best for water skiing,
boating, fishing and all water sports activities.
About seven beautiful springs
and 18 waterfalls are among the natural scenic spots
that are best for Eco-tourism.
Fifteen rivers crisscrossing Agusan del Norte.
Generally, unspoiled rivers and clear running water,
which will catch the imagination of rustic lovers.
Believed to be a pre-historic settlement in the 9th
or 10th century. About seven archeological sites can
be found inAgusan del Norte where hundreds of artifacts
dating as early as Sung, Yuan and Ming dynasty.
Two municipal museums can be found in this province.
These museums are the repository of historical and
cultural materials and artifacts of the municipalities
of Magallanes and Cabadbaran. The Regional Museum is
also found in Butuan City.
The clean and wide expanses of fine sandy beaches,
which are good place for family excursions and
conference areas for various occasions.
About 39,200 hectares of forested area alluring
environmentalists and nature-loving people.
In addition, festivals and cultural heritage add more
color to the different tourism potentials of the
province and promote meaningful preservation and
restoration of indigenous culture.