31st Oct

2019

Stress can be a large part of many people’s lives, but too often people simply try to live with it and, not often enough, talk about it.  There are lots of ways it can be managed, so the TFA has written this short blog to ...

11th Oct

2019

Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) has the ultimate ambition to reach a point where there are no farming fatalities by raising awareness through increase its reach of messages. This is something which the TFA supports and therefore ...

23rd May

2019

As of 17 May 2019 and in response to an ongoing enquiries following the revoking of the long-standing General Licenses (GL04, GL05 and GL06) Natural England have answered some of the most frequently asked questions below to help ...

13th May

2019

As of 10 May 2019 and in response to an increase in enquiries following the revoking of the long-standing General Licenses (GL04, GL05 and GL06) Natural England have answered some of the most frequently asked questions below to help ...

3rd Apr

2019

Every year there are deaths and injuries to farmers and other workers while handling livestock. These are often caused by using poor equipment, ineffective methods of moving stock and an underestimation of the strength, speed or ...

12th Mar

2019

As we head closer to the 29th March and our scheduled departure from the EU, below are some facts about how the UK’s departure will affect agricultural businesses. We are encouraging farmers to urgently prepare their businesses for ...

7th Feb

2019

The TFA is supporting this year’s Mind Your Head campaign organised by leading farming charity Farm Safety Foundation to raise awareness and tackle the stigma of the growing issue of mental illness in farming. Recent research by the ...

6th Feb

2019

This important initiative offers a simple means of recording the effect of any conservation schemes currently being initiated by farmers and gamekeepers on their land. All you have to do is spend about 30 minutes recording the species ...

7th Jan

2019

The TFA have renewed its pledge to the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) charter. The aim of the partnership is too reduce farm, work place fatal accidents by 50% by 2023. We aim to achieve this through; providing leadership to improve the ...

28th Nov

2018

It is currently the question on many people’s lips at the moment – deal or no deal. But in either scenario the implications for the UK’s trading ability will no doubt change the face of our agricultural industry.  For livestock ...

8th May

2017

The RPA has produced a guidance document named ‘Hints and Tips’ This guidance has been produced for BPS 2017 applications. The TFA advises members who have not yet applied to read through this document as it contains ...