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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 ...

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 ...

Media Release 04 – Jim Harrison 1933 – 2013: A Stalwart Of The TFA
28th Feb

2013

Jim Harrison 1933 – 2013: A Stalwart of the TFA The Tenant Farmers Association is sad to announce the death of past TFA National Chairman and TFA stalwart Jim Harrison. TFA Chief Executive George Dunn said “Jim Harrison was a ...

Media Release 03 – Industry Coalition Calls For Fair Deal On Cap
27th Feb

2013

Industry coalition calls for fair deal on CAP The NFU, CLA and TFA have joined forces to campaign for a fair deal for English farmers on CAP reform. Critical for achieving that outcome, the industry has identified two central ...

Media Release 02 – The Duke of Northumberland’s Estate Must Reconsider Its Aggressive Approach
22nd Feb

2013

The Tenant Farmers Association has expressed its concern about reports from the Duke of Northumberland’s estate of an aggressive approach being taken on farm rent reviews. TFA National Chairman, Jeremy Walker said “There is ...