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TFA Media Release – MR20/03 – New Agriculture Bill in Better Shape Than Its Predecessor
20th Jan

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has congratulated DEFRA on making important improvements to the new Agriculture Bill, showing that it has taken on board many of the criticisms of the previous Bill. New aspects of the Bill that are ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/02 – New Agriculture Bill Must Not Leave Tenant Farmers Out in the Cold
13th Jan

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has written to DEFRA Secretary of State, Theresa Villiers MP, in advance of the publication of the new Agriculture Bill. The TFA has stressed that the Agriculture Bill must not lack provisions, ...

Latest TFA Weekly e-News is Ready to Download Here
10th Jan

2020

Happy New Year To You All! To read this week’s TFA e-News click here: http://bit.ly/36HKnEq Top Stories Include: Chance to Win a Year’s Membership of the TFA Ag Bill Latest Developments Farm Tenancy Issues Discussed in the House ...

TFA Lobbying #01 – Letter sent to Chancellor of the Exchequer, in advance of the Spring Budget 2020
7th Jan

2020

This letter, together with an attached proposal developed by the TFA for taxation reform, was sent to Sajid Javid MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer urging him to use fiscal levers available to create a strong platform for a progressive ...

TFA Media Release MR20/01 – The Chancellor Should Use “Fiscal Levers” to Assist Progressive Farmers
6th Jan

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is urging the Chancellor of the Exchequer to use his spring Budget to bring the farmland market into better balance, providing a sound platform for a progressive farming industry post Brexit. A ...

TFA Blog #01 – It’s Now More About How Rather than If We Leave the European Union
1st Jan

2020

Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! This first blog of the year is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 27 December 2019. It’s Now More ...

TFA Media Release MR19/49 – 5 Reasons Why You Must Attend One of the TFA Spring Roadshow Seminars
23rd Dec

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is running a roadshow of eight, free to attend, seminars throughout England in January and February 2020. The theme of the roadshow is “Taking Control of Our Farming Futures – Leading from the ...

Our Christmas e-Bites is Ready to Download Here
20th Dec

2019

Welcome to our Christmas e-Bites, click here to read: http://bit.ly/2Si10SK Inside this edition: End of Year Reflection DEFRA Looking for Tenant Farmer Representation on Lowland Peat Groups TFA Presses RPA on Its Poor Agri-Environment ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/48 – 2020: A Year of Preparation for the Food and Farming Industry
19th Dec

2019

The National Chairman of the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), James Gray, has said that the farming industry and the supply chains into which it feeds must be ‘match fit’ to both capitalise on the opportunities of life outside the ...

We Must Accept that Flooding is Not a Crisis but a Consequence of Our Chronic Failure of Water Management
16th Dec

2019

This is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 29 November 2019. We Must Accept that Flooding is Not a Crisis but a Consequence of Our ...