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TFA Job Alert: TFA Adviser – Rural Surveyor (full-time)
27th Oct

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is expanding its complement of rural surveyors and is offering a full-time position based largely on home working. Who we are: The TFA was formed in 1981 by a group of tenant farmers who felt their ...

This Week’s TFA e-News is Here!
28th Oct

2020

Read this weeks publication here:https://bit.ly/2JaFeOp Inside this edition: *Book Your Space for the Next TFA Winter Webinar with DEFRA Secretary of State, Rt Hon George Eustice MP *Could the November Policy Announcement from DEFRA ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/39 – DEFRA Must Lay Out Its Roadmap for Farming without Further Delay
27th Oct

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has said that farmers the length and breadth of England need clarity on the way ahead for future Government policy for agriculture and the farmed environment. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said ...

TFA Lobbying #24 – TFA Response to the Consultation on “Planning for the Future”
26th Oct

2020

To read,  TFA Response to the Consultation on “Planning for the Future” click on the link below and then the thumbnail image:20October23Planning_for_the_future_Final  

This Week’s TFA e-Bites is Here!
21st Oct

2020

Inside This Week’s Top News Bites: *House of Lords Insists on Its Trade Standards Amendments to the Agriculture Bill *DEFRA Considers Specific Implications for Tenant Farmers in Development of New Environmental Land Management ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/38: More Realism Needed in Letting Farm Business Tenancies
19th Oct

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for a greater degree of realism from landlords of farmland and their agents when approaching new Farm Business Tenancies (FBTs). UK agriculture is about to face the prospect of trading ...

TFA Blog #19- What Future for the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board?
16th Oct

2020

This blog is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 25 September 2020.   Two years ago, the Government called for views on the role and ...

This Week’s TFA e-News is Here!
14th Oct

2020

Read this weeks publication here: https://bit.ly/3droPAr Inside this week’s e-News: *MPs Denied a Vote on Improvements to the Trade and Agriculture Commission but Overturn House of Lords Amendment to the Agriculture Bill on Trade ...

TFA Lobbying #22 – Joint Letter from CLA, NFU, TFA and Countryside Alliance Seeking an Amendment to the Highways Act 1980 To Allow Temporary Diversions of Rights of Way where Livestock are Present
12th Oct

2020

Rural organisations join forces in proposal for amendment to Highways Act 1980 Rural groups have joined forces to call for an amendment to the Highways Act 1980 which would improve safety on the public rights way of network following a ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/37 – Denying MPs a Vote on Trade Standards Commission Bad for Democracy
12th Oct

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has criticised a procedural manoeuvre, which will deny MPs the opportunity of voting on a crucial House of Lords amendment to the Agriculture Bill, strengthening the role of the Trade Standards ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/36: Farming Organisations Set Out Proposals for Future Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) programme
5th Oct

2020

Leading farming organisations have come together to set out their proposals for future government policy that can form the foundation of sustainable farming in England for generations to come. The NFU, CLA, TFA, GWCT, LEAF, Sustainable ...