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TFA Blog #12: Pause for Thought – Don’t Take Farm Safety for Granted
20th Jul

2020

We are all guilty for taking our safety for granted when working on farm. Perhaps it is because as an industry our work life and home life often blur into one, but we absolutely must take steps to be better. In 2018, agriculture had ...

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15th Jul

2020

Read this Weeks TFA e-News here: https://bit.ly/2Osn8qM Top Stories Include: *             New Trade & Agriculture Commission *             Food Security Debate on TFA Ag Bill Amendment * ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/30 – Trade Standards Commission Must Not Emulate ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’
13th Jul

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has warned the Government that its newly formed International Trade Standards Commission must have substance and be allowed to have real impact. The argument over standards in trade has been long ...

This Weeks TFA e-Bites is Here
8th Jul

2020

Read This Week’s TFA e-Bites here: https://bit.ly/2Z5AHCi   Top stories include:   House of Lords Starts Line by Line Scrutiny of Agriculture Bill Welsh Government Responds to Senedd Committee Report on the Agriculture ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/29: Old-Fashioned Price Wars Suggest Not Much Has Changed in the Retail Food Market
7th Jul

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has expressed its dismay over reports that Tesco is demanding price cuts from its suppliers to allow the retailer to compete with other food retailers. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “We ...

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1st Jul

2020

Read this week’s TFA e-News here: https://bit.ly/38i3vdT  Top Stories Include: *More Information on Policy Transition in England Expected by September *DEFRA Relaunches Consultation on New Environmental Land Management Scheme for ...

TFA Blog #10 – What Will the House of Lords Make of the Agriculture Bill?
30th Jun

2020

  This blog is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 26 June 2020. It has been over 45 years since the UK has been able to determine ...

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24th Jun

2020

Read this week’s TFA e-News here: https://bit.ly/3dmllNH Top Stories Include: * Committee Stage for The Agriculture Bill in The House of Lords to Begin on 06 July *DEFRA to Reopen Environmental Land Management Consultation * ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/28 – Implementation Questions Must Not be Neglected When Developing New Government Schemes
23rd Jun

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for DEFRA to provide further detail on its plans for implementation of new policies as we move away from the Common Agricultural Policy. Speaking at a Westminster Forum event today, TFA ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/27 – Tenant Farmers Must Not Be Locked Out of New Government Schemes
22nd Jun

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is warning that tenant farmers in England may not be able to access new Government public payments for public goods schemes. DEFRA is planning to relaunch its consultation on plans for a new ...