There were times, the area of strawberry cultivation in Lam Dong province tens of thousands of hectares, Bao Loc alone has over 3,000 hectares, silkworm mulberry farming is the main occupation of tens of thousands of farmers in the area. Silkworm Corporation has also located in Bao Loc, along with other units such as Central Silkworm Breeding Farm and dozens of silkworm silkworm mills.

After a period of recession, farmers had to switch from mulberry trees to other industrial crops, and the Silkworm Breeding Corporation went bankrupt in many other units. In the period of recession, from 2010 until now, the silkworm silkworm Lam Dong has begun to recover and develop.
The area of mulberry growing in the province has increased to about 5,500ha, mainly in Lam Ha, Dam Rong and Da Teh districts. Many families have returned and started to get rich from this traditional craft. In Bao Loc city there are also 350 hectares of silkworm growing well.
In areas where silkworm mulberry farming has thrived, it is necessary to mention the commune of Đām'ri of Bao Loc city. For this land, there were 400 households raising silkworms on an area of over 300 hectares.
Luong Thi Lien's family, 38 years old, lives in hamlet 8 with 5 sao. Seeing the silkworm raising for high income, she rented 4 sao of land to grow the mulberry. Each batch of her family raised 3 boxes of silkworms, 1.8 tons of cocoons, selling from 160,000 to 180,000 VND / kg. Within 15 days of the end of one litter, each litter on the other, each month minus the cost, her family also earned 40 million with a primary labor, now has money to build houses. and expand the mulberry cultivation area.
In addition to the global price of silk, the reason for the recovery of silkworm silkworm Bao Loc has been the success of the technological revolution such as the introduction of high yielding and evenly grown varieties all year round. work; Patented self-rotating wood for silkworm pull silk makes cocoa quality more than silk price increase. Local authorities have also paid attention to the restoration of this traditional profession and development orientation.
Mr. Nguyen Van Han, Chairman of People's Committee of Đamb'ri commune, said that local authorities have paid attention to encouraging households to promote the development of mulberry growing. However, in order to develop silkworm rearing, the local authorities have proposed to the City People's Committee to develop the raw material area.
At the same time, technical assistance is needed to maximize farmers' livelihoods. At present, there are 22 enterprises in Bao Loc city, the production base of silk; In total, eight silk-spinning plants and eight silk-producing enterprises with total silk output in 2016 reached over 1,600 tons, nearly 5.7 million meters, with export value reaching USD 9.6 million. . Silk companies have changed the equipment, from mechanical to automatic, to improve silk quality and productivity.
Nhat Minh Silk Co., Ltd. was established in 2013 and has invested 4 automatic screeds, with 70 machine workers, producing 5,000kg of silk per month. Weaving silk factory in the area and export to foreign countries.
Mr. Huynh Tan Phuoc, Director of the company said: "Our factory has produced silk materials for local factories, Kimono we are accepted by the Japanese. At present, enterprises have developed more stable, creating jobs for the workers, and farmers have more income, should be encouraged to invest more in raising livestock, improve cocoon quality and increase cocoa production. The farmers have more than the old days. "
There are silk production units in the city such as Silkworm Corporation, Bao Loc Silk Company, Kimono Japan Company, Silk Weaving Co., Ltd. Ha Bao ... With 8 silk weaving factory is running out of production.
Currently, these companies are producing mainly silk products for countries like Japan, India, South Korea, Italy, USA ... Some factories have produced silk products such as ties, silk towels under orders of domestic and foreign.
Mr. Dang Vinh Tho, President of Silkworm Association of Vietnam, Deputy General Director of Vietnam Silkworm Group proposed to create sustainable silk industry, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Rural development will create favorable conditions for silkworm silkworm research centers to produce grade-I varieties. From that, they will produce grade-II seeds to provide silkworm raising households with good quality and vitality. High in line with the world trend. The Lam Dong People's Committee, when granting licenses to foreign investors who have invested in machinery, must invest in the development of raw material areas to create a balance between the raw material areas and the invested machines in order to avoid the situation of buying paint. the sale ...
Regarding the development orientation of the local silk industry, Mr. Nghiem Xuan Duc, Vice Chairman of Bao Loc People's Committee said that in the coming time, the city authorities will have orientations in planning as well as planning. To develop the processing industry in the field of mulberry. Bao Loc's silk products are more widely known in the country as well as in the world.
It can be said that silkworm silkworm production in Lam Dong province has been revived, bring a warm life to many farmers, create stable jobs for thousands of workers in the province. Silk products of Bao Loc have been famous in the market but still do not have a trademark. Therefore, the People's Committee of Bao Loc city is organizing the construction of the certification label "Bao Loc silk", it is expected that 10 enterprises will be granted trademark in Silk Tea Week in the framework of Festivan Hoa The Seventh Seventh Seventh Symposium is scheduled to be held in December 2017.
Chu Quốc Hùng