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Media Release – MR18/35 – Warm Words Are No Substitute to Affirmative Action on Farm Tenancies
18th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has demanded the Government moves quickly to rectify its failure to address much needed changes to the legislative framework for agricultural tenancies.   TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said, ...

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14th Sep

2018

Top stories this week include: * DEFRA Launches Agricultural Bill * TFA to Brief Shadow Agricultural Minister on Agricultural Bill * Farming Organisations Working together on post Brexit Policy * Welsh Government Consultation ...

Media Release – MR18/34 – Government’s Plans for Agriculture Lack Balance
12th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has criticised the Government’s lack of balance in its plans for Agriculture post Brexit.   TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said, “We are not against moving from the status quo for ...

Media Release – MR18/33 – Agriculture Bill Must Provide Comprehensive Strategy for UK Agriculture
11th Sep

2018

Agriculture Bill Must Provide Comprehensive Strategy for UK Agriculture The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has set out what it believes should be contained within the much-anticipated Agriculture Bill which is expected to be ...

Media Release – MR18/30 – The Right Time to Review the Performance of AHDB
11th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has given a warm welcome to the decision by DEFRA and the Devolved Administrations to review the operation and performance of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). TFA Chief ...

Media Release – MR18/32 – Farm Tenants Must Consider Rent Review Safety Valve
10th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is encouraging tenant farmers to take urgent advice about serving rent review notices to provide a safety valve in the event of a difficult post Brexit economic landscape for the agricultural ...

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7th Sep

2018

Top stories this week include: * Government Agrees Not to Abolish Class II National Insurance Contributions * Government Launches Pilot Scheme for Seasonal Workers * TFA Nominated to be a National Trust Appointed Body * BCMS policy ...

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3rd Sep

2018

Top stories this week include: * Government Launches Review of AHDB * BPS 2018 Recommendation for changes from Stakeholders * Commons Retrospective Payments * Sheep Movements Recording Changes in Wales * TFA Rent Benchmarking Plus, the ...

Media Release – MR18/31 – TFA Supports NFU Call for Further Drought Action from DEFRA
3rd Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has joined with the NFU in challenging DEFRA into greater proactivity to address the consequences of this year’s summer drought conditions. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said “The challenges ...

Media Release – MR18/30 – The Right Time to Review the Performance of AHDB
3rd Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has given a warm welcome to the decision by DEFRA and the Devolved Administrations to review the operation and performance of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). TFA Chief ...

Media Release – MR18/29 – Farm Tenancies Must Not Be Left Out of the Agriculture Bill
28th Aug

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has written to DEFRA Secretary of State, Michael Gove, reminding him not to forget farm tenants as he puts the final touches to the forthcoming Agriculture Bill. The Agriculture Bill is a key plank ...

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24th Aug

2018

Top stories this week include: * No Deal Brexit Scenario Technical Notes Published by UK Government * TFA Argues for Statutory Groceries Code within the Agriculture Bill * New Welsh Sustainable Production Grant Announced * Loan ...

In Praise of Mixed Farming Systems
16th Aug

2018

For healthy and sustainable food production it is necessary to have healthy and sustainably managed soil.   For healthy and sustainably managed soil, suitable quantities of organic matter are required.   For quantities of ...