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25th May

2018

To read today’s e-Bites, please click here: Top stories include: * TFA signs up to Food Chain Manifesto * Office of Tax Simplification Consultation on Inheritance Tax * Defra publishes its plan of work * Come visit our stand at the ...

Media Release – MR18/20 – POST BREXIT FARM POLICY MUST CENTRE ON ACTIVE FARMERS
23rd May

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) of England and Wales has said that in designing new, post-Brexit policy frameworks for agriculture and the rural environment, active farmers must be the focus of any new schemes. The TFA defines ...

The Latest TFA e-Newsletter is available to read
18th May

2018

To read today’s e-Newsletter, please click here: Top stories include: EFRA Report into RPA highlight Multiple Failures and Significant Harm to Farmers Changes to Environmental Permitting Charging Scheme Welsh Government Fraudulent ...

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11th May

2018

To read today’s e-Bites, please copy this link: https://goo.gl/mVhv8j   Top stories include:   * TFA submits response to DEFRA Health and Harmony paper * Three Crop Rules 2018 update * Latest BPS (England) latest * New Tenancy ...

URGENT UPDATE – New Guidance on the EU Basic Payment Scheme Three Crop Rule Derogation
11th May

2018

DEFRA Minister George Eustice wrote to the European Commissioner, Phil Hogan requesting a UK wide exception from the three-crop rule for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018. The application was supported by the TFA. The European ...

TFA Submits Response to DEFRA Health and Harmony Consultation
10th May

2018

Read the full response submitted by the TFA to the DEFRA Health and Harmony consultation by clicking on the link highlighted below. TFA Chief Executive George Dunn said “There is no doubt that we have a great opportunity to build our ...

Media Release – MR18/19 – Reform in Food Supply Chains is the Key to Health and Harmony Success
8th May

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has submitted its response to the DEFRA Health and Harmony consultation, and challenged the Government to understand its responsibility to deliver a new deal for farmers within the supply chain. TFA ...

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4th May

2018

To read today’s e-Newsletter, please click here: Top stories include: 3 Crop rule update Deadline is looming – Defra consultation ends soon! RPA latest Countryside Stewardship deadline extended TFA Member Tour of Woldgrain ...

Media Release – MR18/18 – LEARN FROM THE PAST FOR NEW AGRI ENVIRONMENT MEASURES
1st May

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is encouraging DEFRA to return to the principles of the Environmentally Sensitive Areas (ESA) scheme when developing new agri-environment policy for the post Brexit era. DEFRA’s “Health and ...

Media Release – MR18/17 – ASDA/SAINSBURY’S MERGER MUST TRIGGER ADJUDICATOR RETHINK
1st May

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to rethink its refusal to extend the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) in light of the proposed merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s. Unfair practices ...

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27th Apr

2018

To read today’s e-Bites, please click here: Top stories include: Tell Gove what you think of his post Brexit policy Three Crop Rules 2018 latest Latest BPS Updates New Tenancy Opportunities Plus TFA Member Events – our spring ...

TFA Media Release MR18/16 – Difficult start to the year for farmers cannot be ignored
23rd Apr

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is warning that the difficult start to the year experienced by many farmers throughout the country will continue to impact on farm businesses for the remainder of the year. TFA Chief Executive, ...

The Latest TFA e-Newsletter is available to read
20th Apr

2018

To read today’s e-Newsletter, please click here: Top stories include: BPS and Rural Payment Wales Updates Farming Connect Workshops NFU Foodbank National Rural Crime Survey TFA Member Benefits and Offer Updates Plus, details of ...