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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

TFA Media Release MR18/45 – TFA Cymru Supports Joint Welsh Government/DEFRA Consultation on Agricultural Tenancies
23rd Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has written to the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, to urge the Welsh Government to join with DEFRA in a consultation ...

Media Release – MR18/44 – TFA Supports Option for Lump Sum and Delinked BPS Payments
19th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has spoken out in favour of the proposed plans to allow delinking and consolidation of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments into a lump sum as part of the transition to new agricultural policy in ...

Media Release – MR18/43 – AHDB Needs Overhaul for More Accountability and Levy Payer Value
12th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has called for fundamental change in how AHDB is structured, funded and run to strengthen its accountability to levy payers and to ensure that it is delivering value to the agricultural and ...

Media Release – MR18/42 – A Progressive Farming Industry Needs a Progressive Tenanted Sector
6th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for urgent action from the Government to make necessary changes to the legislative and fiscal frameworks within which agricultural tenancies operate. At least one third of the ...