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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.
Jack Kennedy gives an update from the Greenfield Dairy Programme farm in Kilkenny.
By Jack Kennedy on 17 June 2017
The mixed weather delayed cutting of surplus grass on the Greenfield farm in Kilkenny and it has tightened stocking rate that bit too much for this week, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 08 June 2017
The big guns remained unchanged in the April monthly milk league, but there were small changes for Aurivo, North Cork and Lakeland.
By Jack Kennedy on 01 June 2017
On average the Greenfield herd are delivering about two kilogrammes of milk solids per cow per day for the last two weeks reports Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 June 2017