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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.
Jack Kennedy speaks to two dairy farmers in New Zealand to gauge the mood of farmers out there given the continued poor dairy markets.
US supplies in the first half of the year show significant increases on the same period last year but supply is slowing now.
Jack Kennedy examines just what is the GDT and why people pay such attention to it.
Glanbia and Thurles top May league as severity of global trends is illustrated by Irish prices.
Are you sure you know the basics of milking cows? Here is a quick guide to help you ditch bad habits.
Focus on reseeding, soil health and potential feed options.
Jack Kennedy assesses the options available.
The GDT dropped over 10% again yesterday - the ninth consecutive fall in price.
Last year will be remembered as another good year for milk price and the fact that West Cork co-ops continued to dominate.
Barryroe claimed top spot in the Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG Milk Price Review for 2014 with a price of 37.46 c/litre.
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