As China Trade War Escalates, Ohio Valley Farmers Fear Loss of Buyers


On this West Virginia Morning, the Trump administration escalated its trade dispute with China last week, threatening to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese products. China has already retaliated against an earlier round of tariffs, and U.S. agriculture is feeling the pinch. Nicole Erwin spoke with Ohio Valley soybean and hog farmers who fear their buyers are disappearing.

Als on today’s show, an original West Virginia Public Broadcasting hour-long documentary premieres on television tonight that chronicles the efforts of two artisans who have created some of the world’s most exquisite cameo glass. Glynis Board sat down with the two producers to learn about this glass and the film called, Lasting Impressions: Making Glass in West Virginia.

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