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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.
While the onus is on farmers to manage land eligibility issues, some common sense must apply from Department inspectors
Ideal growing conditions and good management is reaping rewards for Greenfield Kilkenny.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 July 2016
The European Commission unveiled an aid package targeting dairy farmers this Monday. The Government may double the EU funds available to Irish farmers.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 July 2016