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TFA Media Release – MR19/33 – Leaving the EU without a Plan is the Worst of All Scenarios
2nd Sep

2019

As Parliament returns after the summer recess, the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is pressing for the emergence of some clear plans for how we will deal with the range of possible Brexit scenarios currently in play. The TFA has ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/32 – Taxation System Should Not Reward Poor Farm Tenancy Practice
19th Aug

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, ahead of the Autumn Budget, with proposals for reform of taxation to encourage longer, more sustainable Farm Business Tenancies (FBTs). TFA Chief ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/31 – No Deal ‘Undesirable’ for the Rural Economy But We Must be Prepared, say CLA and TFA
12th Aug

2019

Two leading organisations representing the rural economy have written to the Prime Minister to set out how best to mitigate the risks to the agriculture sector of a No Deal Brexit. The Country Land and Business Association and the ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/30 – Time to Plan for Autumn Farm Rent Reviews
5th Aug

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is reminding farm tenants of the need to plan ahead for tackling autumn farm rent reviews. Traditionally, autumn is a key time for rent reviews as it was often the season within which agricultural ...

TFA Media Release – MR09/29 – TFA Sets the Agenda for New Prime Minister
24th Jul

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has written to Boris Johnson to congratulate him on winning the election to become the leader of the Conservative Party and our next Prime Minister. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “The TFA ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/28 – Welsh Government Must Secure Changes to UK Agriculture Bill to Protect Farm Tenants
22nd Jul

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has called on the Welsh Government to secure vital changes to the UK Agriculture Bill, currently proceeding through the House of Commons, to protect farm tenants in Wales. The First ...

TFA Media Release – MR19-27 – TFA Supports Call for a “Systems Approach” for Food, Farming and the Countryside
16th Jul

2019

TFA Supports Call for a “Systems Approach” for Food, Farming, and the Countryside The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the report from the RSA Food Farming and Countryside Commission (RSA) launched today following two ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/26 – Farm Safety Has To Be the Responsibility of Us All
15th Jul

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is encouraging everybody involved with the farming industry to heighten their awareness of farm safety issues. This year’s annual Farm Safety Week runs from 15 to 19 July and provides an ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/25 – Welsh Government Must Not Delay Tenancy Reforms
2nd Jul

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has responded to the Welsh Government consultation on proposals for reform of agricultural tenancies in Wales. TFA Cymru Chairman, Dennis Matheson, said “This could be a truly ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/24 – TFA Responds to DEFRA Plans for Farm Tenancy Reform
2nd Jul

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has responded to the DEFRA consultation on proposals for reform of agricultural tenancies in England. This is the first major look at agricultural tenancies for over a quarter of a century. The last ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/23 – MPs to Probe What Has Gone Wrong with Stewardship
24th Jun

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the decision of the House of Commons, Environment Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, to call both Rural Payments Agency and Natural England officials to account on how they have ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/22 – Finally, Some Good News on Agri-Environment Payments
19th Jun

2019

Finally, Some Good News on Agri-Environment Payments The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the news that participants in both the Environmental Stewardship and Countryside Stewardship schemes should expect to receive their ...

TFA Media Release – MR19/21 – DEFRA Hears Tenant Farmer Views on Tenancy Reform Proposals
18th Jun

2019

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) and DEFRA have joined forces to hold two discussion groups on DEFRA’s consultation on reforms to agricultural tenancies open for responses until 02 July. The events were held at Scotch Corner, ...