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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.
A new index to rank grass varieties will be available next year.
Jack Kennedy speaks to Danny Walsh about his farming week in Knock, Co Mayo.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 November 2014
Jack Kennedy gets a milk supply round up from the country's milk processors. Ten processors are almsot 10% over quota.
Targeting the right fertilisers to the right paddocks is where dairy farmers need to move towards.