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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

Dairy Editor

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01 419 9500

M:
087 908 2651

E:
jkennedy@farmersjournal.ie


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.

Body Condition Scoring in dairy cows is the assessment of body fat reserves by handling the cow in three key reference areas.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 November 2014
With the dairy industry anticipating growth, are the structures right to benefit farmers?
By Jack Kennedy on 27 November 2014
With many cows in the South already dried off, over-fat cows at calving might be more of a problem.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 November 2014
Over 400 farmers attended the Bank of Ireland Agri Seminar in Tralee to discuss future prospects and profits
By Jack Kennedy on 27 November 2014
The constant rain in the last few weeks is not enough to dampen spirits after an excellent year for growth and milk price.
By Jack Kennedy on 20 November 2014
With expansion on the minds of so many Irish dairy farmers, Andrew Skidmore talks to Jack Kennedy about US expansion.
By Jack Kennedy on 20 November 2014
A new index to rank grass varieties will be available next year.
By Jack Kennedy on 20 November 2014
See below for weekly dairy management notes including silage quality, lameness, milk price and dairy conference.
By Jack Kennedy on 20 November 2014
Jack Kennedy speaks to Danny Walsh about his farming week in Knock, Co Mayo.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 November 2014
Jack Kennedy gets a milk supply round up from the country's milk processors. Ten processors are almsot 10% over quota.
By Jack Kennedy on 13 November 2014
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