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TFA Media Release – MR21/01: Farm Tenants Must Not Be Excluded from New Schemes and Markets
11th Jan

2021

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is warning that up to half of tenant farmers may be excluded from new Government schemes developed to replace the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and access to developing markets for carbon and ...

This Week’s TFA e-News is Here!
6th Jan

2021

To read this week’s TFA e-News, click here: http://bit.ly/3okV9cM Inside this edition: New Coronavirus Restrictions Announced for England by Prime Minister UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement Red Tractor Review Standards Welcome to ...

TFA Blog #26 – The Process of Arbitration: A Tenant’s Experience
29th Dec

2020

This blog is the full (unedited) article, written by a TFA Member, for the January/February 2021 TFA News, published on 24 December 2020. This is a brief account of my experience, as an agricultural tenant, of agricultural arbitration ...

TFA Blog #25 – Does Wales Need More Trees?
28th Dec

2020

Does Wales Need More Trees? A Blog from TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn: One of the interesting characteristics of the last UK General Election, held just over a year ago, was the extent to which the main parties attempted to outbid ...

TFA Blog #24 – Mental Health & Wellbeing
18th Dec

2020

Farming is a tough industry, often dealing with factors beyond our control.  Red tape, weather, changing commodity prices, evolving farming & environmental policies, not to mention adding Brexit, COVID-19, and the normal health ...

TFA Media Release MR20/44 – New Year Means Big Decisions for Farm Tenants
18th Dec

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association’s (TFA) National Chairman, Mark Coulman, has said that 2021 will be a year for big decisions within the tenanted sector of agriculture. “After four and a half years of discussion, debate and argument, ...

The TFA Christmas e-Bites is Here!
16th Dec

2020

To read the final TFA e-Bites of the year, click here: http://bit.ly/2LDRxE9 Top Stories include: A Message from TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn National Trust Addresses Problems with Its Programme of Repairs and Maintenance on Let ...

TFA Christmas Closure Details
15th Dec

2020

The TFA offices will be closed from 5PM on Thursday 23 December 2020 and will reopen at 9AM on Monday 04 January 2021. If you need to contact the TFA through this period, please contact your Regional Chair, whose details can be found ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/43: Welsh White Paper for Agriculture Leaves Farm Tenants Exposed
16th Dec

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has said that the Welsh Government has failed to provide adequate safeguards for farm tenants against being shut out from the proposed Sustainable Farming Scheme in its Agriculture ...

TFA Blog #23 – Royal Assent for the Agriculture Act 2020 Marks the End of the Beginning to Build a New Policy for UK Agriculture
11th Dec

2020

Royal Assent for the Agriculture Act 2020 Marks the End of the Beginning to Build a New Policy for UK Agriculture This blog is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and ...

TFA Blog #22 – Now is the Time to Embrace Change: A Message From TFA National Chairman, Mark Coulman
8th Dec

2020

Now is the Time to Embrace Change: A Message From TFA National Chairman, Mark Coulman Last week the starting gun on the Agriculture Transition Plan was fired, with just a few weeks to go before we leave the EU. There are some obvious ...

This Week’s TFA e-News is Here!
9th Dec

2020

To read this weeks TFA e-News, click here: https://bit.ly/2W0bVBa Top stories include: AHDB Proposes New Five-Year Strategy in Response to Criticisms about Its Performance EU to Recognise UK Organic Standards until at Least December ...