23rd Jan

2017

Post Brexit Farming Policy Must Understand the Benefits for the Whole Supply Chain The Tenant Farmers Association’s North East Chairman, Ken Lumley has stressed the need for policymakers to understand the extent to which public ...

17th Jan

2017

Time to Put Some Flesh on the BREXIT Bones The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for greater clarity from the Government on its plans for replacing the Common Agricultural Policy after the UK has left the European Union. ...

13th Jan

2017

Welcome to the TFA’s regular e-newsletter and the second one of 2017.  Each week we will be bringing you snippets of news that we feel will be of interest to you.  It also contains links to documents that we have added to the ...

6th Jan

2017

Welcome to the TFA’s regular e-newsletter and the first one of 2017.  Each week we will be bringing you snippets of news that we feel will be of interest to you.  It also contains links to documents that we have added to the ...

22nd Dec

2016

Better Balance in the Supply Chain Must be Key Objective for the New Year The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has highlighted the need for a better functioning food supply chain as a basic element of the UK’s post Brexit planning. ...

16th Dec

2016

Welcome to the TFA’s regular e-newsletter.  Each week we will be bringing you snippets of news that we feel will be of interest to you.  It also contains links to documents that we have added to the website over the past seven ...

9th Dec

2016

Welcome to the TFA’s regular e-newsletter.  Each week we will be bringing you snippets of news that we feel will be of interest to you.  It also contains links to documents that we have added to the website over the past seven ...

8th Dec

2016

BPS 2016: Repeat Young Farmer Payment Applicants – RPA Rejection Letters  There have been a number of claimants who successfully applied for the Young Farmer payment in 2015 and re-applied under BPS 2016, but the RPA has sent ...

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.

8th Dec

2016

BPS 2016 Payments: Check Entitlements With the BPS 2016 payment window now open, it is advisable for members to check the numbers of entitlements held on the Rural Payments service to evaluate if they are correct.  The “View ...

8th Dec

2016

BPS 2016: “Dual Claim” Notifications – Being Sent Again by the RPA The RPA has investigated the issues with the “dual claim” letters that were sent out incorrectly to claimants where there had been no ...

8th Dec

2016

BPS 2016: “Active Farmer” Rejections There have been instances where claimants have been contacted by RPW writing to BPS 2016 claimants who had no livestock on land because it was occupied by a licensee stating that the ...

8th Dec

2016

BPS 2016: Payments The Wales’ Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, announced at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair that 90% of Welsh BPS claimants will receive their BPS 2016 payment on the first day of ...