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TFA Media Release MR19/08 – Gove Must Commit to Bridging Payments for Everyone
19th Feb

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for DEFRA Secretary of State, Michael Gove, to look at the bigger picture when it comes to mobilising farm support payments. This follows Mr Gove’s announcement at this week’s NFU ...

TFA Media Release MR19/06 – Sensible Rent Review Discussions Needed During Brexit Uncertainty
11th Feb

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is urging landlords for a steady as you go approach to rent review discussions with tenants as the next round of spring farm rent reviews get underway. Although the postponement of many reviews in ...

TFA Media Release MR19/05 – CONTINUING DELAYS TO FARM AND ENVIRONMENTAL PAYMENTS ARE HURTING FARM BUSINESSES.
4th Feb

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) continues to press for urgent action to assist those farmers awaiting payments under Government schemes including the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), Countryside Stewardship and Environmental ...

TFA Media Release MR19/04 – MPS TABLE CRUCIAL AMENDMENTS TO THE AGRICULTURE BILL
28th Jan

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the support it has received from a number of MPs in tabling important amendments to the Agriculture Bill aimed to ensure tenant farmers are not left out from accessing new schemes for ...

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 ...