The Nationwide Farmers’ Union of Scotland (NFUS) has appointed a brand new dairy coverage supervisor – Tracey Roan.

Roan will tackle duty for the Scottish Dairy Hub, a signposting service for Scotland’s dairy sector that has been operating for nearly 9 years with Scottish authorities assist.

She initially joined the union in Might of 2022 as regional supervisor for Dumfries and Galloway, and farms together with her husband and two youngsters milking 240 pedigree Holstein cows.

Talking on Roan’s appointment to her new function, NFUS’ head of coverage crew Gemma Cooper mentioned she was happy to welcome Roan to the crew.

“Tracey brings a wealth of expertise to the function and shall be effectively positioned to assist our dairy members on key points,” she mentioned.

“Throughout her time as regional supervisor for NFUS, Tracey has already proven that she has the drive and expertise to take ahead work on behalf of our dairy farmers.”

Talking on her new function as NFUS dairy coverage supervisor, Roan mentioned: “I’ve at all times been passionate in regards to the dairy sector, so I’m very a lot trying ahead to working with our dairy members and stakeholders via my work with NFU Scotland and thru the Scottish Dairy Hub. 

“In taking up each roles, I hope to construct on the dear work of my predecessor Stuart Martin in driving ahead the Scottish dairy sector.

“With enormous pure benefits in producing top quality milk in Scotland, I purpose to help the sector in rising our output and worth and realising our potential.”

Roan is a previous winner of NFUS’ Ambassador award which she collected at NFUS’ AGM and annual dinner in 2020, which aimed to recognise Roan’s work in establishing the Dumfries and Galloway Dairy Girls’s Community.