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TFA Media Release No. 16 – Chancellor Must Review Farm Land Taxation
6th Jul

2015

Chancellor Must Review Farm Land Taxation The Tenant Farmers Association is urging the Chancellor of the Exchequer to review the taxation of farmland, particularly in relation to farm tenancies, as part of the new Government’s first ...

TFA Media Release No. 15 – Arable Farmers Need Longer Tenancy Agreements
9th Jun

2015

Arable Farmers Need Longer Tenancy Agreements The Tenant Farmers Association will be using its presence at this year’s Cereals Event to further its campaign for longer term Farm Business Tenancies. Launched to coincide with the 20th ...

TFA Media Release No. 14 – Council Owned Farms are Assets For Us All
3rd Jun

2015

Council Owned Farms are Assets For Us All The Tenant Farmers Association has defended Council ownership of farms against an attack from the Tax Payers Alliance which said that Councils had no business owning these and other assets. TFA ...

TFA Media Release No. 13 – Cross Industry Group to Focus on the Dairy Sector
28th May

2015

Cross Industry Group to Focus on the Dairy Sector The Tenant Farmers Association is taking part in a new cross-industry group looking to address volatility in the dairy sector. Acknowledging that the current situation in the dairy ...

TFA Media Release N0. 12 – Is Measuring Total Return From Farmland Leading to Bad Management?
26th May

2015

Is Measuring Total Return From Farmland Leading to Bad Management? The Tenant Farmers Association is questioning whether there is a better way of reporting on the investment performance of farmland than the current practice of using ...

TFA Media Release No. 11 – Farming Organisations Agree That Work Needed to Improve Milk Contracts
18th May

2015

Farming Organisations Agree That Work Needed to Improve Milk Contracts A working group of farming organisations has met to assess the current state of the dairy sector and to review areas where they can work collaboratively. ...

TFA Media Release No. 10 – TFA Joins Up With AGRICHATUK for Twitter Debate on Farm Business Tenancies
18th May

2015

TFA Joins Up With AGRICHATUK for Twitter Debate on Farm Business Tenancies The Tenant Farmers Association is pleased to be working with AgrichatUK – the UK’s foremost, Twitter-based discussion forum for agriculture – ...

TFA Media Release No. 09 – TFA Cymru – Sheep Farmers Need Long Term Security
18th May

2015

TFA Cymru – Sheep Farmers Need Long Term Security TFA Cymru is pleased to be attending, for the first time, the National Sheep Association’s Welsh Sheep Event this year and will be using its presence to highlight the need for sheep ...

TFA Media Release No. 08 – Rent Arbitration Result “Good News” for Tenants
20th Apr

2015

Rent Arbitration Result “Good News” for Tenants The Tenant Farmers Association has welcomed the award of an arbitrator in an Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 rent review in Derbyshire which concluded that the rent should remain at a ...

TFA Media Release No. 06 – Time For a Farm Rent Revolution
9th Apr

2015

Time For a Farm Rent Revolution The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has said the time has come for landlords to expect to see reductions in farm rents particularly for farm tenancies regulated by the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986. ...

TFA Media Release No. 05 – Common Sense Prevails for Basic Payment Scheme Applications in England
20th Mar

2015

Common Sense Prevails for Basic Payment Scheme Applications in England The Tenant Farmers Association has expressed its relief that DEFRA has at last accepted the need to abandon its plans for online only applications for the new Basic ...

TFA Media Release 04: Joint Statement from the NSA and TFA – Learn from the past to stop unintended consequences of environmental stewardship schemes
5th Mar

2015

NATIONAL SHEEP ASSOCIATION AND TENANT FARMERS ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE Thursday 27 February 2015 Learn from the past to stop unintended consequences of environmental stewardship schemes  The single-focus nature of environmental ...

TFA Media Release No. 03 – TFA AGM Report from the National Chairman
4th Mar

2015

Tenant Farmers Association THIRTY- THIRD ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEDNESDAY, 04 MARCH 2015 Report from the National Chairman If the buzzword for my report last year was “weather” this year it is definitely “volatility”.  It is ...