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Farm Safety: Working with Machinery
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 ...

TFA Media Release MR19/01 – TFA ROADSHOW TO FOCUS ON POST BREXIT OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE TENANTED SECTOR
7th Jan

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is holding seven evening meetings across England through January and February to provide some post Brexit signposts for tenant farmers and others who do not own the land they farm. TFA Chief ...

The TFA Bumper Christmas e-News is ready to download
21st Dec

2018

Top stories include: * The Government Publishes Draft Environment Bill * DEFRA Forecasts a 15% Drop in Total Income from Farming * Sheep & Goats Inventory Deadline * BPS Payment Updates * DEFRA Decision to Ban Metaldehyde Is ...

TFA Media Release MR18/50 – TFA URGES PARLIAMENT TO AGREE EU EXIT DEAL
21st Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is urging all Members of Parliament to take the Christmas and New Year period to take stock of the responsibility on their shoulders to ensure a smooth and orderly exit for the UK from the European ...

TFA Media Release MR18/49 – UNCERTAINTY MUST GIVE WAY TO PLANNING FOR OPPORTUNITY
19th Dec

2018

The National Chairman of the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), James Gray, has made a plea for Government and industry to work together in the New Year to build a solid platform for farm business development. “Since the EU referendum ...

Press Notice from Farming Connect – Helping safeguard the future of tenant farmers in Wales – Farming Connect supports the sector with ‘Tenant farmer forums’
17th Dec

2018

Press Notice  17/12/18 Helping safeguard the future of tenant farmers in Wales – Farming Connect supports the sector with ‘Tenant farmer forums’ Knowing what you, as a tenant farmer, are entitled to as well as your obligations ...

TFA Media Release MR18/48 – PLANS FOR ‘NO DEAL’ BREXIT MUST NOT HANG FARMERS OUT TO DRY
17th Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is warning the Government to consider the impact of ‘No deal’ planning on the farming community. Of all the sectors of the UK economy, farming is by far the most entwined into the European Union ...

The Latest TFA e_Bites is ready to download
14th Dec

2018

Top stories this week include: No New Units of Production Order until March 2019 BPS Payments 2018 Update BPS Payments – Watch Out for Fraudsters Events Coming Up – January 2019 – Understanding Welsh Agricultural Tenancy ...

TFA Media Release MR18/47 – HMRC MUST POSTPONE PLANS FOR “MAKING TAX DIGITAL”
10th Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to postpone its plans for the introduction of “Making Tax Digital” which will require the digital recording and submission of VAT returns from 1 April 2019. This ...

The Latest TFA e-Newsletter is ready to download
7th Dec

2018

Top stories this week include: BPS Payment Window Opens TFA Keeps Up Pressure on Government to Delay Making Tax Digital TFA Provides Further Evidence to the House of Lords Rural Economy Committee Understanding Welsh Agricultural ...

Does UK Membership of the European Economic Area Provide a No Deal Parachute for Transition?
6th Dec

2018

This is a reprint of an article written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for the Farmers Guardian’s online Brexit Hub in autumn 2018  By any objective assessment, the negotiations between the UK and the EU attempting to reach an ...

TFA Media Release MR18/46 – Eating Meat is Not Damaging the Climate
4th Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), has reacted against growing criticism of the UK livestock industry over claims that it is damaging the climate. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “Whilst tenanted holdings are found in all ...