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TFA 2021 Lobbying #03 – TFA Releases DEFRA Lump Sum Exit Scheme Survey Results
8th Feb

2021

The TFA has published the results from a recent TFA Member survey on the planned DEFRA Lump Sum Exit Scheme.   To read the results, click on this link and then the thumb nail image: 21February08_Survey_Responses_Report_Final

This Week’s TFA e-News is Here!
3rd Feb

2021

To read this week’s edition, click here: Inside this issue:http://bit.ly/3oKxPo3 Final Plans for DEFRA BPS Lump Sum Exit Scheme Awaited Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (2021 to 2024) in England Tenant Farmers Will Struggle to Comply ...

TFA Media Release – MR21/02: Welsh Agricultural Pollution Regulations Will Bring More Pain but No Gain
1st Feb

2021

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has said that the decision of the Welsh Government to introduce new agricultural pollution regulations across all farms will achieve nothing except adding costs to farms and driving ...

TFA Blog #29 – DEFRA’s Basic Payment Lump Sum Scheme Suffers from a Dose of Reality
28th Jan

2021

This blog is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 23 January 2021. DEFRA’s Basic Payment Lump Sum Scheme Suffers from a Dose of Reality ...

This Week’s TFA e-Bites is Here!
27th Jan

2021

Read this week’s TFA e-Bites here: http://bit.ly/2NFJo3c Top Stories include: House of Lords Debates Need for Further Reform to Agricultural Tenancies TFA Takes Part in House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs ...

TFA 2021 Lobbying #02 – TFA response to DEFRA consultation to ban Solid Urea Fertiliser
26th Jan

2021

The TFA has submitted a response to the DEFRA in reply to the consultation on the use of solid urea fertiliser. To read the responce, click on this link and then the thumb nail image: 25January19Solid_Urea_Fertiliser_Consultation_Response

The Latest Weekly TFA e-News is Here!
20th Jan

2021

The latest TFA e-News can be ready by clicking here: http://bit.ly/3sHSGf3 Top Stories include: House of Lords to Debate Need for Further Agricultural Tenancy Reform Welsh Government Issues White Paper as Precursor to Clean Air (Wales) ...

TFA Blog #28 – Don’t Wait for a Prosecution, Now is the Time to Improve Heath and Safety on Farm
20th Jan

2021

Sadly, agriculture, forestry and fishing remain the UK riskiest industry’s with over 20 fatal injuries sustained in 2020 and over 12,000 reported non – fatal injuries. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and the Farm Safety ...

TFA 2021 Lobbying #01- Agricultural Tenancies: House of Lords Thursday 21 January 2021 – Question For Short Debate
18th Jan

2021

Agricultural Tenancies – Tenant Farmers Association House of Lords 21 January 2021 – Question For Short Debate Baroness Rock:  To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their discussions with the Tenancy Reform ...

TFA Blog #27 – With Every Change Comes Opportunity.
13th Jan

2021

With Every Change Comes Opportunity. This is a message from TFA National Chairman, Mark Coulman Happy New Year and very best wishes for 2021, as predicted the new year has not started as we might have hoped from a pandemic perspective, ...

TFA Farm Scheme Survey – Lump Sum Payment Exit Scheme
11th Jan

2021

As an industry stakeholder, the TFA works closely with DEFRA to help develop new policies. The proposed delinking of payments and lump sum exit scheme opens for consultation later this year and we would like to start to shape our ...

The Latest TFA Weekly e-Bites is Here!
13th Jan

2021

To read this week’s TFA e-Bites click here:http://bit.ly/3i9aDOI Top stories include: Government Rolls out Covid-19 Testing Across England TFA Welcomes DEFRA Emergency Authorisation for Sugar Beet Seed Dressing DEFRA Farm Income ...