That is the question asked in a Washington Post article by Tamar Haspel. The article discusses an important debate within the organic community about the role of technology and "naturalness".
She hits on a big barrier that currently exists that hinders further adoption of organic practices by many farmers:
She also points out the overly romanticized concept of "natural".
Ultimately, Haspel suggests a "third way", which she acknowledged is already being followed by many "conventional" farmers