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Alice Scott recognized on International Women’s Day

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LUCAMA — Scott Farms co-owner Alice Scott was recognized by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for International Women’s Day on Thursday.

State agriculture officials acknowledged Scott in a blog post highlighting women in agriculture and the efforts they are making to maintain agriculture as the state’s No. 1 industry.

In 2017, Scott was named chairwoman of the N.C. Farm Service Agency State Committee by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Scott Farms, which Scott co-owns with husband Linwood “Sonny” Scott, was also named the 2018 N.C. Exporter of the Year and for improvements made to the farm’s migrant housing.

To read the blog post on North Carolina women in agriculture, go to http://bit.ly/2IfIRxO.

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