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TFA Chief Executive Appears before the EFRA Select Committee
7th Nov

2013

Click here to watch TFA Chief Executive George Dunn giving evidence on CAP Reform implementation to the EFRA Select Committee on Wednesday, 30 October 2013.

TFA Chief Executive on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today
7th Nov

2013

Click here to listen to TFA Chief Executive George Dunn being interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today with STFA’s Angus McCall.

Media Release 14 – DEFRA should rethink its position on limiting direct payments
2nd Sep

2013

DEFRA should rethink its position on limiting direct payments   The Tenant Farmers Association has challenged DEFRA to rethink its intention not to place a limit on direct payments to claimants when implementing the current round ...

New TFA Website
30th Aug

2013

Hopefully everyone now has their access to the new TFA website which was launched mid August, and has had a chance to see the new, improved design which will make your on-line experience a lot easier and user friendly.

Media Release 13 – Joint Statement On Common Agriculture Policy Agreed By NFU, CLA, TFA And DEFRA
19th Jul

2013

There are still some key stages left to go in the EU negotiations on the CAP but June marked a major milestone in the main EU negotiations on CAP reform. The focus now needs to be on implementation. There are choices in how we do this, ...

Media Release 12 – Fair Deal on Cap A Necessity, Says Industry
18th Jul

2013

The CAP coalition, led by the NFU, the CLA and the TFA, met at the Great Yorkshire Show today to reinforce its simple message to Government: it supports policy which ensures English farmers can continue to produce high quality food for ...

Media Release 11 – Is Anaerobic Digestion Creating More Problems Than It Solves
16th Jul

2013

The Tenant Farmers Association has sounded an alarm bell over the rapid expansion in the number of anaerobic digestion (AD) plants using agricultural crops as feedstocks. Whilst the TFA does not actively campaign in the arena of ...

Media Release 10 – The Future Of Farming: Are Landlords Part Of The Problem Or Willing To Be Part Of The Solution?
9th Jul

2013

The Tenant Farmers Association has challenged rural landlords to consider whether they are part of the solution to the future of farming or part of the problem. On the eve of the publication of the “Future of Farming” report it ...

Media Release 09 –  Cap Reform Implementation Must Respect Farm Tenants
9th Jul

2013

Tenant Farmers Association National Chairman, Jeremy Walker, will use a speech to a high level seminar on CAP Reform in London on Thursday to say that, now we have the high-level, political agreement for the reformed Common ...

Media Release 08 – Sheep Farming Should Be Highly Valued By The Nation
29th May

2013

The Tenant Farmers Association is using its presence at this year’s NSA North Sheep Event to highlight the vital importance of sheep farming to the nation. TFA Northeast Regional Chairman, Ken Lumley said “Sheep farming is ...

Media Release 07 – Dairy Coalition
24th Apr

2013

Statement by the TFA on the Dairy Coalition 24 April 2013 TFA Chief Executive George Dunn said “Whilst the TFA is disappointed that FFA has left the dairy coalition, we share the concerns of FFA that the voluntary code of ...

Media Release 06 – TFA Thirty-First Annual General Meeting Tuesday, 12 March 2013 – Report From The National Chairman
12th Mar

2013

Tenant Farmers Association THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, 12 MARCH 2013  Report from the National Chairman I am pleased to present my report as National Chairman of the Tenant Farmers Association for 2012. 2012 will be ...

Media Release 05 – Farm Tenants Must Take Care To Avoid Subsidy Traps
1st Mar

2013

Farm tenants must take care to avoid subsidy traps The Tenant Farmers Association is warning all tenant farmers to watch out for traps in new tenancy agreements and other documentation that they sign with their landlords which could ...