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Hydroponic histrionics? Organic purists assail designation<
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By LISA RATHKE<
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Can you call a tomato grown in a nutrient solution instead of dirt "organic"? Some purists don't think so.
The National Organic Standards Board, which advises the U.S. Department of Agriculture, voted this month against a proposal to exclude hydroponics and aquap ...

 

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