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TFA Media Release No. 34 – Government Plans to Cut Subsidy for Crop Fed AD “Good News”
31st May

2016

Government Plans to Cut Subsidy for Crop Fed AD “Good News” The Tenant Farmers Association has welcomed as good news Government proposals to reduce or eliminate public subsidies for new anaerobic digestion (AD) ...

TFA Media Release No. 33 – Agriculture Back at the Cabinet Table in Wales
31st May

2016

Agriculture Back at the Cabinet Table in Wales The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has welcomed the appointment of Lesley Griffiths AM as the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs. TFA Cymru Chairman ...

TFA e-newsletter 27 May 2016
27th May

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 ...

TFA Media Release No. 32 – No Excuses for Late BPS Payments This Time Around
23rd May

2016

No Excuses for Late BPS Payments This Time Around The Tenant Farmers Association has said that it will be holding the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) to account on the promise made by its Chief Executive, Mark Grimshaw, to deliver 90% of ...

TFA Media Release No. 31 – Farm Suppliers Called to Back Agenda for Change
23rd May

2016

Farm Suppliers Called to Back Agenda for Change The Tenant Farmers Association has called on all those who supply inputs to the agricultural industry to lend its support to an agenda for change within wider farm policy. TFA National ...

TFA e-newsletter 20 May 2016
20th May

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 ...

BPS 2016: Preliminary Check letters
19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Preliminary Check letters In Wales, RPW is to carry out preliminary checks on applications during a 35 day period after the 16 May submission deadline.  This means if something is flagged up, applicants can provide further ...

BPS 2016: Penalty free SAF Online amendment date
19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Penalty free SAF Online amendment date In Wales, the penalty free period to make certain amendments to BPS 2016 applications through SAF Online already submitted by 16 May 2016 ends on 31 May NOT 01 June as published ...

BPS 2016: Missed 16 May submission deadline
19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Missed 16 May submission deadline If any member has missed the 16 May submission deadline, applications can still be made up to 10 June.  However for every late day after 16 May there will be a 1% penalty for each working ...

BPS 2016: Amending Online applications and RPA’s re-mapping
19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Amending Online applications and RPA’s re-mapping BPS 2016 claimants are able to amend online applications up to 31 May without incurring any penalty.  The TFA urges members to check the online land viewer because the RPA ...

BPS 2016: Entitlement transfer confirmations
19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Entitlement transfer confirmations For entitlement transfers, the RPA is beginning to send out confirmation letters which are being sent out in batches over the next couple of weeks.

TFA Media Release No. 30 – House of Lords EU Committee Urges Action on Farm Tenancies
16th May

2016

House of Lords EU Committee Urges Action on Farm Tenancies The Tenant Farmers Association has welcomed a report from the House of Lords EU Committee following its Inquiry into price volatility in agriculture and how to create a more ...

TFA Media Release No. 29 – Campaign for Longer Term Farm Tenancies is Far From Over
16th May

2016

Campaign for Longer Term Farm Tenancies is Far From Over The Tenant Farmers Association is continuing to push ahead with its FBT10+ campaign for longer term Farm Business Tenancies. The FBT10+ Campaign was launched in January 2015 to ...