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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.

Round-up of major dairy market stories and trends from around the world.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 April 2015
US and Oceania butter quotes up as EU butter quotes fall to $3,354 per tonne.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 April 2015
An early calving bonus paid to all suppliers ensured top spot in the February milk league for Aurivo.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 April 2015
This week Patrick Donohoe and Jack Kennedy gather the views and opinions of livestock farmers about local and national Teagasc issues.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 April 2015
The Department this week wrote to milk purchasers asking if they wish to pay in three yearly instalments.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 April 2015
IFA Dairy Chairman Sean O'Leary reviews the recent series of nationwide dairy seminars.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 April 2015
Bad silage means costs will rise on winter milk farms so Dairylink adviser Conail Keown advises to plan now for 2015.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 April 2015
With the breeding season just about to start on spring calving dairy farms timely tips are important for good conception.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 April 2015
It's time to focus on breeding and managing grass, writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 16 April 2015
Milk prices should be held through the peak spring season, according to IFA dairy chairman Sean O' Leary.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 April 2015
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