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5th Oct

2018

Top stories this week include: * Agricultural Bill Latest – Second Reading in Parliament * DEFRA Post Brexit Policy Statement for Food, Farming and the Environment * RPA Takes Control of Environmental Schemes from Natural England ...

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21st Sep

2018

Top stories this week include: *Government Provides Greater Detail on Post Brexit Farming Policy *Welsh Government Consultation “Brexit and Our Land” *Bridging Payments for Environmental Stewardship Customers in England ...

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, ...

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20th Jul

2018

Top stories this week include: Backward Step on Farm Tenancy Security Are You on a Short Term FBT or Have You Just Lost a Short-Term Tenancy? Will We See Simpler Farm Inspections? DEFRA Review of Designated Landscapes Welsh Government ...

TFA e-newsletter 5 January 2018
5th Jan

2018

Welcome to the latest TFA’s regular e-newsletter. In this week’s issue:   New Year Statement from the TFA National Chairman – James Gray TFA Chief Executive reflects on 2017 Gove Gives a Glimpse of Future Farm Policy at the ...

BPS 2017 England: RPA Publish Hints and Tips for Applying
8th May

2017

The RPA has produced a guidance document named ‘Hints and Tips’ This guidance has been produced for BPS 2017 applications. The TFA advises members who have not yet applied to read through this document as it contains ...

Rate your landlord’s agent
28th Apr

2017

Rate your landlord’s agent The TFA promotes good landlord tenant relationships and encourages both landlords’ and tenants’ agents to act professionally. Sadly we often receive reports from TFA members where the standard of ...

TFA Media Release 17/13 – Welsh Government Off-line Over Communications
26th Apr

2017

Welsh Government Off-line Over Communications TFA Cymru Chairman, Dennis Matheson has highlighted the need for Welsh Government to have good channels of communication with the farming community particularly in light of the major ...

BPS 2016 Payments: RPA BPS Payment Update Leaflet
8th Dec

2016

BPS 2016 Payments: RPA BPS Payment Update Leaflet The RPA has started posting out a BPS payment update leaflet to BPS 2016 claimants.  The leaflet can be viewed on the gov.uk website by clicking here.

TFA Media Release No. 09 – TFA Cymru – Sheep Farmers Need Long Term Security
18th May

2015

TFA Cymru – Sheep Farmers Need Long Term Security TFA Cymru is pleased to be attending, for the first time, the National Sheep Association’s Welsh Sheep Event this year and will be using its presence to highlight the need for sheep ...

Media Release No. 10 – Push for Contract and Share Farming “Misguided”
7th Jul

2014

Push for Contract and Share Farming “Misguided” The Tenant Farmers Association has branded as misguided the current trend to support the increasing use of contract and share farming agreements. Speaking in advance of this ...

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. 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 ...