Deputy Editor & 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.
Jack Kennedy looks at the implications of still running a bull with the dairy herd.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 August 2017
Now is the time to think about the value there is to April calvers and what cows need to be culled.
By Jack Kennedy on 31 July 2017
Growth rate has dropped back to between 50kg and 60kg a day on the Greenfield Farm in Kilkenny as dry weather reduces growth rates and the natural seasonal decline continues.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 July 2017