CLA Denies Tenants Are Being Barred by Landlords; CONSERVATION: Farmers Urged to Enter Agri-Environment Schemes in Partnership with Landowners
THE Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has rejected claims by the Tenant Farmers' Association that tenants are unable to take advantage of conservation initiatives, and has called for more tenant farmers to enter agri-environment schemes in partnership with their landlords.
The CLA has denied that tenants aren't able to take advantage of conservation initiatives, such as Tir Gofal, which pay an income to farmers in return for the maintenance of traditional landscapes and wildlife habitats.
Instead the CLA is urging tenants to seek their landlords' consent before entering such schemes.
The association has also warned that it would oppose any reform …
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Publication information: Article title: CLA Denies Tenants Are Being Barred by Landlords; CONSERVATION: Farmers Urged to Enter Agri-Environment Schemes in Partnership with Landowners. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: March 5, 2002. Page number: 2. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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