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TFA Media Release MR20/05 – UK Government Must Match Rhetoric with Action on Farm Trade and Standards
27th Jan

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has joined with over 60 farming, food, environmental and animal welfare lobby groups in writing to the Prime Minister calling upon the Government to take affirmative action to support our high ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/04 – Committee on Climate Change: Right on Tenancies Wrong on Diet
23rd Jan

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has reacted to the report published by the Committee on Climate Change, which looks at the contribution of land-use towards achieving net zero carbon emissions. Despite congratulating the committee ...

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, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/47 – CPRE Report Backs TFA Line on County Council Farms
16th Dec

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed a new report from the countryside charity, CPRE, which backs its call for a major overhaul of Government policy towards County Council smallholding estates. A central recommendation ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/46 – TFA Sets out Priorities for New Johnson Administration
13th Dec

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association’s (TFA) National Chairman, James Gray, has written to the Prime Minister congratulating him on yesterday’s General Election win and to set out a list of priorities for his new Government for the food ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/45 – Sustainable Policies for Farming Needed Post General Election
9th Dec

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is urging politicians to ensure they have a strong and positive policy framework for UK agriculture in the post-election period. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said “Inevitably, the General ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/44 – Welsh Government Must Halt New Pollution Regulations
22nd Nov

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has written to the Welsh Government to call for a halt to the implementation of new water pollution Regulations planned for introduction in January. TFA Cymru Chairman, Dennis ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/43 – TFA Sets Out General Election Priorities
11th Nov

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has published its main priorities for the next Government following the General Election on 12 December. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “As we head towards the third UK General Election in ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/42 – Welsh Government Farm Policy Proposals Lack Balance
6th Nov

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has warned that the future policy proposals for agriculture, tabled by the Welsh Government, are too slanted towards environmental objectives and have insufficient content around ...