Recently, as the silkworm farmers in Bainan Township produce baskets of fresh cocoons as white as snow Inspecting and weighing at the cocoon harvesting station, the silkworm farmers in Napo County celebrated the first batch of autumn cocoons and a bumper harvest.
At the Cocoon Station on Bainan Street, Bainan Township, the cocoon carrier Tricycles are parked at the entrance of the cocoon station, and busy figures of silkworm farmers and staff can be seen everywhere. The staff are busy weighing, measuring grades, registering and settling, and grading and stacking. The white silkworm cocoons are rolling on the screening rack, everything is in order. . One or two pieces of silkworm treasure turn into cocoons; one bag or two bags of silkworm cocoons turn into money. The silkworm farmers took the cash paid at the cocoon station and looked at the red hundred-yuan bills, with sincere smiles that swept away their tiredness.
He Jianqing, a villager in Dongliutun, Guiliang Village, Bainan Township, Development He cultivates 8 acres of mulberry gardens and raises more than 20 silkworms in 10 batches every year. The income from silkworm raising has become the main source of income for his family. It’s the autumn cocoon sales season again. He Jianqing and his wife picked two newly raised silkworm cocoons, totaling 220 kilograms of fresh cocoons. He Jianqing said with a smile: “The mulberry garden will grow well in the second half of the year, the leaves of the mulberry trees are also thick, the silkworms are easy to raise, the cocoons are of high quality, and the price is also very good. The first batch can earn more than 6,000 yuan.”
said Zhao Guizhi, the person in charge of the acquisition of Bainan Street Cocoon Station in Bainan Township : “In the second half of this year, silkworm farmers cut early in the summer and manage and maintain the mulberry gardens in a timely manner. It is still possible to raise silkworms in the second half of the year. Judging from the current cocoon collection situation, the quality of the cocoons is much better than that in the first half of the year. We have received good Xiancocoon is very happy and happy to see people getting more money.” From August 15th to 18th, Zhao Guizhi Cocoon Station purchased a total of 20,000 kilograms of cocoons, and the cocoon price was 30 yuan/jin.