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In the debate on Farm Business Tenancy length, agricultural law specialist Christopher Findley considers whether there is a case for a minimum 10-year term and the impact this would have on the letting sector. In the 20 years to 1995, secure farm tenancies gradually ceased to be granted. State regulation of farm tenancies between 1976 and 1986 resulted in few private owners wanting to let long-term, while institutional landowners either sold their holdings, often to sitting tenants, or dug in […]