A legal challenge to organic certification of hydroponic crops is likely after a USDA advisory board voted against banning such systems.
Many traditional organic farmers say allowing hydroponic farms to be certified organic erodes the integrity of the industry.
The controversial rule was finalized in the final days of the Obama administration, but has been on rocky ground with the new administration.
Seven years ago, Alex Bowman-Brown volunteered on an organic farm. Now, after falling in love with f