The National Organic Standards Board has proposed banning aquaponic and hydroponic organic eligibility. They will formally vote in November.
The Aquaponics Association has formed the Aquaponic and Hydroponic Organic Coalition to fight back. Click here to learn more or to join the Coalition: http://aquaponicsassociation.org/organic-coalition/
This is an important fight to keep growing our industry. Even if you personally dont have a commercial farm or plan on getting organic certification, we need to keep all the incentives in place so that more businesses enter the field and we transition away from large scale industrial agriculture to more sustainable methods. Thanks for reading! - Brian