Column: Let’s not take for granted our plentiful access to food

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I was born and raised on a dairy farm in Catawba County, N.C.
I enjoyed the farm life, but knew I didn’t want the seven days a week commitment of a dairy farm. That is why I studied computer science and eventually moved to Lancaster.
Jan. 11-15 was the 100th American Farm Bureau Convention, and I accompanied my father to the convention in New Orleans. He has been involved in Farm Bureau and is supportive of their mission to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.  

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