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Media Release 04 – No Justification for Farm Rents to Increase This Year
10th Mar

2014

No Justification for Farm Rents to Increase This Year The Tenant Farmers Association has warned agricultural landlords and their agents that there is no scope for rent increases this year on farm tenancies regulated by the Agricultural ...

Media Release 03 – Report from the National Chairman
5th Mar

2014

Tenant Farmers Association THIRTY-SECOND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEDNESDAY, 05 MARCH 2014 Report from the National Chairman It is an honour to have the privilege of leading the Tenant Farmers Association for the next three years as ...

Media Release 02 – Yorkshire Dairy Farmer is New TFA National Chairman
4th Mar

2014

The Tenant Farmers Association has a new National Chairman – Stephen Wyrill who is a dairy farmer and County Council farm tenant from North Yorkshire. Stephen takes over from Somerset Crown Estate tenant farmer Jeremy Walker who has ...

Media Release 01 – Disaster Looms for Upland Farming and Environment
17th Feb

2014

Disaster Looms for Upland Farming and Environment The Tenant Farmers Association is warning that unless DEFRA and the Welsh Government change tack on CAP reform implementation, they risk creating a disaster for the uplands. TFA Chief ...

Media Release 17 – 2014: A Year of Promises and Pitfalls
24th Dec

2013

2014: A Year of Promises and Pitfalls The Tenant Farmers Association’s National Chairman, Jeremy Walker, believes that 2014 will be a year of both promises and potential pitfalls for the farming community. “After two years ...

Media Release 16 – Welsh Government Makes Wrong Decision on Farm Payments
19th Dec

2013

Welsh Government Makes Wrong Decision on Farm Payments The Tenant Farmers Association Cymru has said that the Welsh Government’s decision to transfer 15% of the budget for direct payments to farmers into rural development ...

Media Release 15 – Government Listens to Industry on CAP Implementation
19th Dec

2013

Government listens to industry on CAP implementation The Tenant Farmers Association has welcomed today’s announcement by the DEFRA Secretary of State on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Reform implementation.  TFA National ...

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 ...

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 ...