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TFA Media Release MR19/11 – TFA National Chairman 2019 AGM Speech – in Full
14th Mar

2019

***EMBARGOED UNTIL 0:01 ON THURSDAY 14 MARCH 2019*** Tenant Farmers Association 37th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING THURSDAY, 14 MARCH 2019 Report from the National Chairman, James Gray 2018 will live long in the memories of British farmers ...

TFA Media Release MR19/10 – Post Brexit Policy for Agriculture Must Be Better Not Just Different
14th Mar

2019

***EMBARGOED UNTIL 0:01 ON THURSDAY 14 MARCH 2019*** The Tenant Farmers Association’s (TFA’s), National Chairman, James Gray, warns that we must not waste the opportunity afforded by Brexit to put in better policies for food, ...

TFA Media Release MR19/09 – Farmer Confidence Drops as Agri-Environment Schemes Fail to Deliver
11th Mar

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has expressed its deep concern that confidence in agri-environment schemes amongst tenant farmers in England is waning due to poor administration by Natural England and the Rural Payments Agency ...

TFA Media Release MR19/07 – The Great County Farm Sell Off Must Stop!
20th Feb

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is saddened to hear of another county council plan to sell off part of their farm holdings. Staffordshire County Council has to date, had a vibrant and large county farms estate. However, last week ...

TFA Media Release MR19/08 – Gove Must Commit to Bridging Payments for Everyone
19th Feb

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for DEFRA Secretary of State, Michael Gove, to look at the bigger picture when it comes to mobilising farm support payments. This follows Mr Gove’s announcement at this week’s NFU ...

TFA Media Release MR19/06 – Sensible Rent Review Discussions Needed During Brexit Uncertainty
11th Feb

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is urging landlords for a steady as you go approach to rent review discussions with tenants as the next round of spring farm rent reviews get underway. Although the postponement of many reviews in ...

TFA Media Release MR19/05 – CONTINUING DELAYS TO FARM AND ENVIRONMENTAL PAYMENTS ARE HURTING FARM BUSINESSES.
4th Feb

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) continues to press for urgent action to assist those farmers awaiting payments under Government schemes including the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), Countryside Stewardship and Environmental ...

TFA Media Release MR19/04 – MPS TABLE CRUCIAL AMENDMENTS TO THE AGRICULTURE BILL
28th Jan

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the support it has received from a number of MPs in tabling important amendments to the Agriculture Bill aimed to ensure tenant farmers are not left out from accessing new schemes for ...

TFA Media Release MR19/03 – DEFRA Clean Air Strategy Must Work for all Farmers
14th Jan

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is reminding DEFRA that it needs to understand the unique challenges facing tenant and other farmers who do not own the land they farm in delivering its Clean Air Strategy. TFA Farm Policy Adviser, ...

Joint TFA and CLA Media Release – MR19/02 – Agricultural landlords and tenants unite to urge MPs to avoid ‘no deal’ Brexit
9th Jan

2019

As MPs begin their deliberations on the Prime Minister’s Brexit agreement, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) and the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) have joined together to warn MPs of the dangers of a no deal Brexit ...

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 ...

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 ...