Coronavirus hits already struggling Texas farmers and ranchers

Coronavirus has hit U.S. farmers and ranchers hard — to the point where they’ve stopped saying “it can’t get worse.” Burnet County ranchers are seeing those hard-hitting effects by the day.

Auction sales are down significantly at the Lampasas Cattle Auction, according to auction owner Andy Baumeister. “It’s a tricky, tricky, crazy game,” said Baumeister. “Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. — the pins would be full.”

Read more from Kaitlyn Karmount with KXAN here.