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Media Release – MR18/36 – Parliament Set to Chart the Course of UK Agriculture Policy for the First Time in a Generation
1st Oct

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has challenged MPs from all Political Parties to work constructively towards creating a new UK agricultural policy as they prepare to debate new legislation in the House of Commons during the Second ...

Media Release – MR18/35 – Warm Words Are No Substitute to Affirmative Action on Farm Tenancies
18th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has demanded the Government moves quickly to rectify its failure to address much needed changes to the legislative framework for agricultural tenancies.   TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said, ...

Media Release – MR18/34 – Government’s Plans for Agriculture Lack Balance
12th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has criticised the Government’s lack of balance in its plans for Agriculture post Brexit.   TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said, “We are not against moving from the status quo for ...

Media Release – MR18/33 – Agriculture Bill Must Provide Comprehensive Strategy for UK Agriculture
11th Sep

2018

Agriculture Bill Must Provide Comprehensive Strategy for UK Agriculture The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has set out what it believes should be contained within the much-anticipated Agriculture Bill which is expected to be ...

Media Release – MR18/30 – The Right Time to Review the Performance of AHDB
11th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has given a warm welcome to the decision by DEFRA and the Devolved Administrations to review the operation and performance of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). TFA Chief ...

Media Release – MR18/32 – Farm Tenants Must Consider Rent Review Safety Valve
10th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is encouraging tenant farmers to take urgent advice about serving rent review notices to provide a safety valve in the event of a difficult post Brexit economic landscape for the agricultural ...

Media Release – MR18/31 – TFA Supports NFU Call for Further Drought Action from DEFRA
3rd Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has joined with the NFU in challenging DEFRA into greater proactivity to address the consequences of this year’s summer drought conditions. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said “The challenges ...

Media Release – MR18/30 – The Right Time to Review the Performance of AHDB
3rd Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has given a warm welcome to the decision by DEFRA and the Devolved Administrations to review the operation and performance of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). TFA Chief ...

Media Release – MR18/29 – Farm Tenancies Must Not Be Left Out of the Agriculture Bill
28th Aug

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has written to DEFRA Secretary of State, Michael Gove, reminding him not to forget farm tenants as he puts the final touches to the forthcoming Agriculture Bill. The Agriculture Bill is a key plank ...

Media Release – MR18/28 – Watch out for Unreasonable Farm Tenancy Terms
13th Aug

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has joined forces with Davis Meade Property Consultants to warn farm tenants to look carefully at all clauses within new Farm Business Tenancy Agreements to avoid being tied to unreasonable or ...

Media Release – MR18/27 – Clean Air Strategy: It’s Too Soon For Legislation on Farms
13th Aug

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has submitted its response to the Government’s Clean Air Strategy consultation, and is warning against rushing into unnecessary legislation as this will have a negative impact on UK farm ...

Media Release – MR18/26 – Government Must Come Clean on “No Deal” Brexit
8th Aug

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is urging the Government to come forward with clear advice about the implications of “no deal” in its negotiations with the European Union (EU) on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.   With ...

Media Release – MR18/25 – Drought Summit: Exceptional Weather Requires Exceptional Action
31st Jul

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) will be represented at tomorrow’s drought summit hosted by the National Farmers Union, and is calling for all parts of the farm to fork supply chain to play their part in addressing the challenges ...