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CoCo has been part of the NC Sweetpotato industry for the better part of nine years, working alongside growers and ag agents.  Because she works and listens to producers, CoCo is in the unique position of knowing both what keeps them awake at night as well as the excitement and passion they have for their industry.  As the Communications Specialist for the NC SweetPotato Commission, CoCo highlights the initiatives and promotions being conducted by NCSPC to maintain the #1 status in production across the U.S.  In addition, to promoting to consumers, CoCo communicates new technologies and best practices learned to the association’s members, ensuring they have the opportunity to continue functioning in their highest capacity.