The Orion

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

‘Organic’ labeling isn’t what it seems

Veronica De La Cruz // September 21, 2014

If eating quality food means spending $250 every two weeks on groceries, then I'm all for it. Despite the fact that I may not have a ton of extra spending money, I always make it a priority to buy...

Kurt Albrecht, co-owner of Chaffin Family Orchards, inspects a dietary mineral supplement used by his herd. This group of about 40 Angus cattle will have to be moved to another side of the property soon to prevent overgrazing.Photo credit: Nicholas Carr

Ranchers sell animals to survive drought

Yessenia Funes // February 18, 2014

Because of persistent drought conditions, local ranchers have been selling parts of their animal herds to reduce the number of mouths to feed. The animals need grass to eat, but the drought has kept...

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