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Ginseng Farmers Feel Trade War Pinch

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Hsu's Ginseng in Wausau

(Wausau, WI) -- Chinese tariffs on American ginseng continue to put a squeeze on the vulnerable market in Central Wisconsin.

The state's ginseng farmers are continuing to struggle as Chinese tariffs ramp up more.

Experts like William Hsu, vice president of Hsu's Ginseng, say the war is tough because ginseng takes such a long time to grow that you have to predict many years in advance how much you're going to grow without knowing what the price at the sale is going to be.

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