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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.

The struggling renewables sector in Ireland has reached a crossroads and has come to a stop.
By Jack Kennedy on 08 December 2016
New environmental rules are forcing big changes on Dutch dairy farms - Jack Kennedy visits one such farm to hear the options.
By Jack Kennedy on 08 December 2016
There is a looming funding crisis in the ICBF, the extent of which was fully revealed at Wednesday's dairy forum meeting.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 December 2016
With international prices jumping skyward the pressure mounts on co-ops ahead of November.
By Jack Kennedy on 08 December 2016
Top prices of £18,900 for a June 2016 heifer calf and £15,750 for a March 2016 heifer failed to spark the annual Black and White Sale into life at Borderway Mart near Carlisle on Saturday.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 December 2016
Fluke control is important, yet many get some of the basics wrong.
By Jack Kennedy on 01 December 2016
Milk supply for November has seen an increase following drops in the previous two months.
By Jack Kennedy on 01 December 2016
With spring-calving herds just about dry, it is about to get busier in autumn herds.
By Jack Kennedy on 01 December 2016
With many spring-calving farmers drying off cows now, it is more important than ever to plan your day.
By Jack Kennedy on 01 December 2016
Some farmers are slow to open the pit, but maybe it is better to open the pit and keep some really good-quality round bales for next spring.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 December 2016
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