Following the Tenant Farmers’ Association call for a minimum 10-year farm business tenancy (FBT) term, Ken Jones, director of the Crown Estate’s rural and coastal portfolio, responds, arguing for flexibility. Agriculture sits alongside energy, water and housing in that it meets a basic human need. Without successful, sustainable businesses in these industries, operating in markets that work, life as we know it would change dramatically.   Yet, few days go by without headlines about the scale of pressures farmers face […]