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Saturday
Farming Weather
Light rain
9°C
2°C
6am - 6pm: 2.90mm
6pm - 6am: 0.00mm


Sunday
Farming Weather
Light rain
7°C
4°C
6am - 6pm: 1.70mm
6pm - 6am: 2.10mm


Monday
Farming Weather
Medium rain showers
7°C
3°C
6am - 6pm: 1.60mm
6pm - 6am: 0.80mm


Tuesday
Farming Weather
Medium rain showers
6°C
0°C
6am - 6pm: 3.30mm
6pm - 6am: 0.00mm


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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

Dairy Editor

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01 419 9500

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087 908 2651

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jkennedy@farmersjournal.ie


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.

There is a focus on fixed milk price schemes but what are the co-ops offering farmers in the respective schemes?
By Jack Kennedy on 04 February 2016
The Kilkenny farm that started production in 2010 made almost €50,000 free cash in 2015, but the budget for 2016 is not looking good
By Jack Kennedy on 04 February 2016
Despite the wet and waterlogged fields, Conail Keown advises that it's time to think about slurry for dry paddocks.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 January 2016
New Zealand and EU milk supply drives prices lower than expected again this week.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 February 2016
There are a number of things that need to be considered when buying a calving gate. We talk to a vet about quick releases, tubing size and calving pens.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 January 2016
Milk volumes delivered in December are small, but December prices set the base for spring milk deliveries.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 January 2016
Serious drought in parts of Victoria in December forced milk sales down but rain helped milk sales in New Zealand.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 January 2016
Continued high EU milk supply and only marginal reductions in New Zealand milk supply mean global prices remain weak.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 January 2016
For the second consecutive month, Lisavaird co-op tops the Irish Farmers Journal milk league.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 January 2016
Farmers are asking if it’s worth spreading bag fertiliser after a mild winter which has resulted in spring grass in abundance.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 January 2016
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