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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.

In the afternoon session of the IFA/FC Stone conference in Portlaoise today, Ornua outlined how they are managing to develop price risk management for the industry.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 May 2016
Jack Kennedy compares the remuneration of board members and senior mangement in Irish co-ops with that of international competitors.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 May 2016
With better quality and more grass available, protein percentage jumped on the Greenfield Kilkenny farm.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 May 2016
The breeding season is now ten days old at the Greenfield farm in Kilkenny, and on average 17 cows have been bred per day.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 May 2016
Following the article on Mycoplasma bovis last week, I had a number of queries and honest feedback from farmers all around Ireland on the problem similar to this message.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 April 2016
Milk supplies for April 2016 are lower for most co-ops when compared with the same month in 2015.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 April 2016
There is a difference of over €700 in the milk cheque between processor paying the highest and lowest price in the March milk league.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 April 2016
March was a month for moving down on milk price and only one co-op, North Cork, actually bucked the trend.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 April 2016
Irish dairy industry cannot expect farmers to carry 100% of market risk, writes Sean O’Leary
By Jack Kennedy on 21 April 2016
David Brady and Robin Clements have two very different systems, but both are aiming to maximise grazed grass.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 April 2016
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