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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.

ICMSA call for supply control found no takers in the dairy forum's latest meeting.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 June 2016
Over 500 farmers attended the farm walk of the quality milk award winner last Friday in Goleen, west Cork.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 June 2016
With first cut silage yields lower than normal farmers are beginning to look at options.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 June 2016
Conail Keown explores the cost of rearing heifers on one of the Dairylink farms in Tyrone.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 June 2016
Four of the leading co-ops announce price cuts for May, with GII's base price now 19c/l.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 June 2016
With growth rates tapering off from a season high quality is back in order on Dairylink farms.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 June 2016
Batteries are not the only thing that contain lead but paint, oil and much more can cause deaths if cattle consume, Department vets advise.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 June 2016
With the fields alive with fertiliser spreading, slurry and lime spreading we answer the most popular queries we received this week.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 June 2016
Lower than expected milk volumes and expectations that grain price will rise are driving global dairy markets up. Reports this week from the UK and the US suggest milk prices are taking a turn upwards
By Jack Kennedy on 14 June 2016
A week on from mediation talks between Kerry Co-op and the Kerry Group plc, there is little in the way of further developments.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 June 2016
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