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29th Apr

2020

Welcome to This Week’s TFA e-News click here to read: https://bit.ly/2KIoz2b Top stories include: RPA Confirms English Scheme Deadlines Move Bridging Payments Announced for Outstanding Stewardship Claims Food and Environmental ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/21 – Lessons Must be Learned for Future Farm Schemes
29th Apr

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), has called for lessons to be learned when designing future farm schemes following the two major announcements by the Rural Payment Agency (RPA) this week. The news that BPS and Stewardship claim ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/20 – We Need Time to Rethink Our Food and Environmental Security
27th Apr

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to pause plans for major policy change for food, farming and the farmed environment. With the UK’s exit from the European Union and the forthcoming end of the ...

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22nd Apr

2020

Welcome to This Week’s TFA e-News click here to read: https://bit.ly/2RUXw7J Top stories include: The latest Industry Covid-19 advice: *Farming Industry Unites in Meeting with DEFRA SoS *Government & growers launch #Pick for ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/19 – AHDB Requires a Significant Shakeup to Be Fit for Purpose
20th Apr

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the publication of the Government’s response to the request for views on the operation of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and urges the Government to press ...

TFA Blog #06 – Covid-19: Every Mind Matters
17th Apr

2020

At a time in which farmers are already seeing a negative impact on their income, the TFA wants to remind you of the importance of not just looking out for others, but also looking after yourself. It is vital that farmers, like workers ...

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16th Apr

2020

Welcome to This Week’s TFA e-News click here to read: https://bit.ly/3ad70BF Top stories include: The latest Industry Covid-19 advice:   *Farming Groups Join Forces to Write to @DefraGovUK SoS Rt Hon George Eustice MP *RPW Turns ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/18 – Dairy Sector Needs Support like Never Before
15th Apr

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to coordinate an emergency response to the current crisis within the dairy sector. The overnight loss of food service, hospitality and catering outlets as a result of ...

TFA Lobbying #09 – Covid-19: Farming Organisations Join Forces to write to DEFRA Secretary of State, Rt Hon George Eustice MP
14th Apr

2020

To read the following letter to the Rt Hon George Eustice MP from key farming organisations, please click on this link and then on the thumb nail image: 1134 George Eustice 09.04.20

TFA Media Release – MR20/17 – Covid-19: Food Retailers Must Act Responsibly
6th Apr

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has warned that retailers who have been handed the monopoly on getting food to consumers, must act responsibly. TFA National Chairman, Mark Coulman, said “At this time of emergency, the Government ...

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3rd Apr

2020

Welcome to This Week’s TFA e-News click here to read: https://bit.ly/2UW7mXO Top stories include: The latest Industry Covid-19 advice: Government Advice for Farmers, Landowners and Rural Businesses Updated Key Worker Letter TFA ...

TFA Lobbying #08 – Letter to the TFA from Welsh Government Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths AM, in Light of the Current Covid-19 Situation
2nd Apr

2020

To read this letter to the TFA from Welsh Government Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths AM, in Light of the Current Covid-19 Situation, please click on this link and then on the thumb nail image: George Dunn letter

TFA Blog #5 – Is the Government’s New Focus on Food Security Just Lip Service?
2nd Apr

2020

This blog is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 27 March 2020.   Fifteen years ago, a jointly authored report by DEFRA and the ...