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TFA Media Release – MR20/17 – Covid-19: Food Retailers Must Act Responsibly
6th Apr

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has warned that retailers who have been handed the monopoly on getting food to consumers, must act responsibly. TFA National Chairman, Mark Coulman, said “At this time of emergency, the Government ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/16 – Joint Appeal for Farming Landlords and Tenants to Work Together During These Challenging Times
31st Mar

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) are working together to support landlords and their farming tenants in these unparalleled times, with all sectors being impacted by the current ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/15 – It’s Never Been So Important to Look Out for One Another
24th Mar

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) recognises the increased pressures being faced by those farming the land they do not own and offers the following advice during this difficult time. As each day passes, it seems new challenges are ...

TFA Media Release MR20/14 – TFA Calls for Landlords to Give Respite to Farm Tenants Facing Covid-19 Difficulties
24th Mar

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), is calling on all landlords to give respite to those farmers with whom they have land occupation agreements and who are experiencing difficulties as a result of the current Covid-19 pandemic. TFA ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/13 – 3-CROP RULE TO BE AXED FOR FARMERS WITH WATERLOGGED LAND
20th Mar

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), is delighted with today’s announcement from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) that the crop diversification rules under the Basic Payment Scheme (known as the three-crop rule) are to be relaxed and ...

TFA Media Release – MR20 /12 – Tenant Farmers Association 38th AGM – National Chairman Report by Mark Coulman – 10 March 2020
10th Mar

2020

Tenant Farmers Association THIRTY – EIGHTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, 10 MARCH 2020 Report from the National Chairman – Mark Coulman It is an immense honour to take over the Chairmanship of the Tenant Farmers Association ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/11 – New TFA National Chairman Calls for Action on Farm Rents
10th Mar

2020

The new National Chairman of the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), Mark Coulman, is encouraging tenant farmers to consider triggering farm rent reviews this year. Traditionally, the bulk of farm rent reviews fall at the end of March to ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/10 – The Chancellor Must Not be Distracted by Destructive Anti-Farming Advice
2nd Mar

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is looking to the Chancellor of the Exchequer for some sensible, creative thinking as he delivers his first budget, rather than following the destructive line of his senior economic adviser Dr Tim ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/09 – MPs Must Amend the Agriculture Bill to Protect Standards in Trade
24th Feb

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling upon MPs on the House of Commons Agriculture Bill Committee to secure an amendment to the Bill to guarantee standards in trade in food. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “There is ...

Joint Industry Media Release – Three Crop Rule Derogation Urgently Needed to Manage Flood Impacts
19th Feb

2020

TFA Media Release – MR20/08 – A Lot on The Plate for the New DEFRA Secretary of State
17th Feb

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the promotion of George Eustice to become the new DEFRA Secretary of State. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “It’s good to see that the Prime Minister has appointed someone ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/07 – Landlords Urged to Give Rent Abatements to Weather Impacted Farm Tenants
11th Feb

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is asking rural landlords to consider offering rent abatements to their farm tenants who have been severely affected by months of poor weather which has impacted crop planting for the coming season. ...

TFA Media Release MR20/06 – The Tenant Farmers Association Briefs MPs for Agriculture Bill Debate
3rd Feb

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has produced a briefing for the Second Reading of the Agriculture Bill 2019 which takes place today (03 February) in the House of Commons.  The briefing can be read, in full, below. TFA Chief ...