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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.
How you reseed depends on machine availability and soil and ground conditions so choose wisely
With increased growth rate and alternative feeds available think about your 2014 options
The Northern Ireland list of grass seed varieties has just been released for 2014/15
This year with lower cereal prices there are opportunities to store grain on farm potentially replacing purchased forage
Announcement of post-quota milk supply terms by Lakeland and Aurivo give farmers more insight into what to expect.
By Jack Kennedy on 10 July 2014