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TFA Media Release No. 20 – TFA Conference to Focus on Longer Term Farm Tenancies
10th Aug

2015

TFA Conference to Focus on Longer Term Farm Tenancies The Tenant Farmers Association is staging a special conference on 01 September to coincide with the 20th Anniversary of the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 as part of its campaign ...

TFA Media Release No. 19 – Supermarkets are Failing British Consumers
10th Aug

2015

Supermarkets are Failing British Consumers The Tenant Farmers Association has accused the UK’s biggest supermarkets of operating against the long-term interests of British consumers. Speaking before today’s emergency farming summit ...

Farmers For Action Meeting – 30 July 2015
29th Jul

2015

Farmers For Action Meeting Farmers For Action has informed us that it is holding a protest meeting for farmers in the North-West and the Midlands at Salt Cellar, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 0JB starting at 7:45 PM on Thursday, 30 July ...

TFA Media Release No. 18 – DEFRA’s Long Term Farming Plan Must Address Short Term Tenancies
13th Jul

2015

DEFRA’s Long Term Farming Plan Must Address Short Term Tenancies The Tenant Farmers Association has called on DEFRA to ensure that its forthcoming long-term plan for agriculture includes measures to lengthen the terms of Farm ...

TFA Media Release No. 17 – Share Farming Could be a Solution for Tenant Retirement
13th Jul

2015

Share Farming Could be a Solution for Tenant Retirement The Tenant Farmers Association has suggested that share farming could assist both with easing farm tenants into retirement whilst providing opportunities for new entrants. ...

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 ...