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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.
In the afternoon session of the IFA/FC Stone conference in Portlaoise today, Ornua outlined how they are managing to develop price risk management for the industry.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 May 2016
Jack Kennedy compares the remuneration of board members and senior mangement in Irish co-ops with that of international competitors.
With better quality and more grass available, protein percentage jumped on the Greenfield Kilkenny farm.
March was a month for moving down on milk price and only one co-op, North Cork, actually bucked the trend.