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Media Release No. 08 – Beef Farmers Unfairly Bear the Brunt of Market Downturn
5th Jun

2014

Beef Farmers Unfairly Bear the Brunt of Market Downturn The Tenant Farmers Association reports the anger of its members following news from EBLEX that at a time when beef prices are facing downward pressure, processors and retailers ...

Media Release No. 07 – Michael Halford 1931 – 2014: An Ambassador for the Tenanted Sector of Agriculture
14th Apr

2014

Michael Halford 1931 – 2014: An Ambassador for the Tenanted Sector of Agriculture The Tenant Farmers Association is sad to have learnt of the death of one of its past National Chairmen, Michael Halford. TFA Chief Executive, ...

Media Release No. 06 – Budget 2014 – Another Missed Opportunity for Farm Tenancies
24th Mar

2014

Budget 2014 – Another Missed Opportunity for Farm Tenancies The Tenant Farmers Association has written to Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to express its disappointment that yet another Budget statement has passed by ...

Media Release No. 05 – TFA Wins Planning Protection for Farm Tenants
17th Mar

2014

TFA Wins Planning Protection for Farm Tenants The Tenant Farmers Association is pleased that the Government has listened to its concerns over the extension of permitted rights to develop farm buildings into houses and has agreed to ...

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, ...