How do farmers grow silkworms?

Answer Silkworm farms in China and India produce most of the 60,000 tons of raw silk harvested internationally each year. In China, 10 million silk farmers, or sericulturists, supply the country's 600 we... Read More »

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How often do silkworm farmers feed silkworms?

In the early 1900s, silkworm farmers in Japan fed silkworms six times daily for a month, when they enter the cocoon stage. Voracious eaters, silkworms are fed three times daily by farmers today. In... Read More »

What do Chinese farmers grow?

It is not a surprise that Chinese farmers produce rice. China's varied landscapes and climates make for a large variety of crops. Chinese farmers produce a lot of grains, fruits and vegetables. Som... Read More »

How do farmers grow corn?

The basics of growing corn are relatively simple. You put seed in the ground and wait. However, there are several variables to take into consideration, including climate, field size and corn variet... Read More »

Do Farmers Grow Bananas In Illinois?

No, unless you have a green house Bananas will not survive the harsh winters of northern states.