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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

Dairy Editor

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Jack Kennedy is the Dairy Editor with the Farmers Journal which he joined in October 2002. His main areas of responsibility relate to outlining the best existing and emerging technology inside the farm gate to dairy farmers. He previously worked as a researcher at Moorepark Grassland and Dairy Research Centre. He hails from a farming background in Cahir, Co Tipperary. He has a degree from the University College Dublin in Agriculture and a doctorate from Moorepark and UCD. His interests outside of farming are cycling and following all sports.

With grass growth improving every year on the Cavan farm of Charles Clarke, Conail Keown looks back at changes made.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 July 2016
Farmers are encouraged to increase grass grown and utilised, but are fertiliser rules preventing this, asks Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 28 July 2016
It is not just in Ireland where milk supplies have eased with many of the big players across the globe alos reporting a drop off in milk supply.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 July 2016
While the onus is on farmers to manage land eligibility issues, some common sense must apply from Department inspectors
By Jack Kennedy on 28 July 2016
Andy Doyle summarises some of the changes that have happened on using chemicals on Irish farms
By Jack Kennedy on 28 July 2016
Ideal growing conditions and good management is reaping rewards for Greenfield Kilkenny.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 July 2016
With temperatures set to reach the late twenties, Jack Kennedy advises how to keep cows cool in the sun.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 July 2016
The European Commission unveiled an aid package targeting dairy farmers this Monday. The Government may double the EU funds available to Irish farmers.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 July 2016
Milk production is starting to slow according to new figures published by the Irish Farmers Journal.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 July 2016
Getting more grazed grass in the diet has helped Nigel Corbett and family stay in business this year, writes Conail Keown.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 July 2016
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