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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 ...

TFA Media Release 17/03 – TFA Statement on The Departure of Mark Grimshaw from the Rural Payments Agency
31st Jan

2017

TFA Statement on The Departure of Mark Grimshaw from the Rural Payments Agency The Tenant Farmers Association has said that it was sorry to see the departure of Mark Grimshaw as Chief Executive of the Rural Payments Agency. TFA Chief ...

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 ...

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 ...

TFA Chief Executive on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today
7th Nov

2013

Click here to listen to TFA Chief Executive George Dunn being interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today with STFA’s Angus McCall.

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 ...