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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.

The Irish Farmers Journal this week begins a new series of "Dairy Know-How" articles in partnership with Dairygold.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 October 2014
Cork farmer Pat Flynn explains how his dairy herd came to be the highest rated in Ireland on Economic Breeding Index (EBI).
By Jack Kennedy on 30 October 2014
Animal Health Ireland held a very good conference on herd health last week with some timely reminders.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 October 2014
Over 150 farmers listened to experts discuss mastitis control, rearing healthy heifers, coughing cows, lameness and genetics for future health at yesterday's AHI Dairy Herd Conference.
By Jack Kennedy on 26 October 2014
The importance of prudence in the post-quota environment was emphasised at the IFA dairy conference.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 October 2014
At the Dairy Ireland conference there were calls for for more training and up skilling, for more land mobility, and for more co-ops to work together.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 October 2014
Farm safety, farmyard manure deadline, and late October grazing issues for dairy farmers.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 October 2014
Farmer writes: Padraig Keane gives a mid-month update during his first season as a new entrant dairy farmer.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Mike Petersen, a New Zealand Government appointee is touring the world, and we met him to hear his thoughts on New Zealand dairying.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Profiles of Declan Murphy, Helen and Caroline O’Donovan, and Ben Cottrell - finalists in the Quality Milk competition sponsored by NDC and the IDB.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
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