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TFA 2021 Lobbying #02 – TFA response to DEFRA consultation to ban Solid Urea Fertiliser
26th Jan

2021

The TFA have submitted a response to the DEFRA in reply to the consultation on the use of solid urea fertiliser. To read the responce, click on this link and then the thumb nail image: 25January19Solid_Urea_Fertiliser_Consultation_Response

The Latest Weekly TFA e-News is Here!
20th Jan

2021

The latest TFA e-News can be ready by clicking here: http://bit.ly/3sHSGf3 Top Stories include: House of Lords to Debate Need for Further Agricultural Tenancy Reform Welsh Government Issues White Paper as Precursor to Clean Air (Wales) ...

TFA Blog #28 – Don’t Wait for a Prosecution, Now is the Time to Improve Heath and Safety on Farm
20th Jan

2021

Sadly, agriculture, forestry and fishing remain the UK riskiest industry’s with over 20 fatal injuries sustained in 2020 and over 12,000 reported non – fatal injuries. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and the Farm Safety ...

TFA 2021 Lobbying #01- Agricultural Tenancies: House of Lords Thursday 21 January 2021 – Question For Short Debate
18th Jan

2021

Agricultural Tenancies – Tenant Farmers Association House of Lords 21 January 2021 – Question For Short Debate Baroness Rock:  To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their discussions with the Tenancy Reform ...

TFA Blog #27 – With Every Change Comes Opportunity.
13th Jan

2021

With Every Change Comes Opportunity. This is a message from TFA National Chairman, Mark Coulman Happy New Year and very best wishes for 2021, as predicted the new year has not started as we might have hoped from a pandemic perspective, ...

TFA Farm Scheme Survey – Lump Sum Payment Exit Scheme
11th Jan

2021

As an industry stakeholder, the TFA works closely with DEFRA to help develop new policies. The proposed delinking of payments and lump sum exit scheme opens for consultation later this year and we would like to start to shape our ...

The Latest TFA Weekly e-Bites is Here!
13th Jan

2021

To read this week’s TFA e-Bites click here:http://bit.ly/3i9aDOI Top stories include: Government Rolls out Covid-19 Testing Across England TFA Welcomes DEFRA Emergency Authorisation for Sugar Beet Seed Dressing DEFRA Farm Income ...

TFA Media Release – MR21/01: Farm Tenants Must Not Be Excluded from New Schemes and Markets
11th Jan

2021

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is warning that up to half of tenant farmers may be excluded from new Government schemes developed to replace the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and access to developing markets for carbon and ...

This Week’s TFA e-News is Here!
6th Jan

2021

To read this week’s TFA e-News, click here: http://bit.ly/3okV9cM Inside this edition: New Coronavirus Restrictions Announced for England by Prime Minister UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement Red Tractor Review Standards Welcome to ...

TFA Blog #26 – The Process of Arbitration: A Tenant’s Experience
29th Dec

2020

This blog is the full (unedited) article, written by a TFA Member, for the January/February 2021 TFA News, published on 24 December 2020. This is a brief account of my experience, as an agricultural tenant, of agricultural arbitration ...

TFA Blog #25 – Does Wales Need More Trees?
28th Dec

2020

Does Wales Need More Trees? A Blog from TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn: One of the interesting characteristics of the last UK General Election, held just over a year ago, was the extent to which the main parties attempted to outbid ...

TFA Blog #24 – Mental Health & Wellbeing
18th Dec

2020

Farming is a tough industry, often dealing with factors beyond our control.  Red tape, weather, changing commodity prices, evolving farming & environmental policies, not to mention adding Brexit, COVID-19, and the normal health ...

TFA Media Release MR20/44 – New Year Means Big Decisions for Farm Tenants
18th Dec

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association’s (TFA) National Chairman, Mark Coulman, has said that 2021 will be a year for big decisions within the tenanted sector of agriculture. “After four and a half years of discussion, debate and argument, ...