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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.

With dairy farmers producing milk for less than the cost of production, milk price cuts are biting hard.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 September 2015
The mixed autumn weather is forcing some farmers to allocate grass on a 12-hour basis to protect grass covers.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 September 2015
How to inject, dose and admister drugs properly are the basics of autumn animal health management for all dairy farmers.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 September 2015
Knowing how to milk properly is essential for dairy farmers. Graduates of a milking course attended a special graduation event at Moorepark.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 September 2015
This week Aidan Brennan looks at measuring grass, scanning and switching herds.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 September 2015
After ten consecutive falls the second rise in the Global Dairy trade auction is welcome news for dairy farmers.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 September 2015
Last weekend saw a significant difference in rainfall between the various regions.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 August 2015
Town of Monaghan co-op is the last co-op in the Republic of Ireland to move to the A+B-C system.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 August 2015
Dairy farmers can attempt to produce more milk to offset low milk prices. Researchers from Teagasc Moorepark look at if it is worthwhile.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 August 2015
Big differences in dairy product prices between the major producing dairy regions.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 August 2015
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