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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.

After suffering the ire of farmers, Glanbia has rowed back on its fixed milk price deduction in July.
By Jack Kennedy on 25 August 2016
Morgan Carty looks at farm succession and talks to Declan McEvoy, head of tax at IFAC, for his expert advice.
By Jack Kennedy on 25 August 2016
Farmers express anger over unannounced downward adjustments to Glanbia fixed milk price schemes.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 August 2016
The majority of co-ops have increased their milk price for July, which could deliver up to €500 for the average farm.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 August 2016
With dairy markets improving and co-op prices on the move upwards, Jack Kennedy analyses five reasons why the markets have turned.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 August 2016
On a recent tour of dairy farms, Jack Kennedy spotted some expensive and some not-so-expensive ideas around milking parlours that deserve to be shared
By Jack Kennedy on 11 August 2016
You need to get the machine cleaning routine right to keep bacteria at low levels.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 August 2016
Jack Kennedy reports from Cahir Mart, Co Tipperary.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 August 2016
While commodity dairy markets are showing signs of recovery, there is no joy in Irish prices just yet.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 August 2016
With grass growth improving every year on the Cavan farm of Charles Clarke, Conail Keown looks back at changes made.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 July 2016
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