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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

Dairy Editor

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01 419 9500

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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.

Is there really more milk fever on dairy farms this year and how can farmers manage it?
By Jack Kennedy on 23 February 2017
While it's only 2% of the total milk pool, farmers will welcome the price increase from most co-ops for January milk.
By Jack Kennedy on 23 February 2017
Co-ops have been setting milk prices for January, while Ornua has decided not to reintroduce its farmer levy.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 February 2017
Over the past week we received some comments, replies on the ‘Greenfield loss’ article. Jack Kennedy reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 February 2017
With the days getting longer, Longford dairy farmer Mike Magan starts reviewing progress and looking ahead to 2017.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 February 2017
Young farmers attending a CAP 2020 consultation meeting in Kilkenny are not as enthusiastic about the new low-cost loans now that they are available.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 February 2017
Both Dairygold and Arrabawn have launched their latest fixed milk price scheme offerings for their milk suppliers.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 February 2017
The 2016 financial figures show a loss but the production model remains the same in Kilkenny.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 February 2017
The bitter dispute between LIC and the ICBF over legal contracts for the use of LIC semen is no closer to a resolution.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 February 2017
West Cork Co-op Drinagh stays on top for December as most move up to reach €4/kg milk solids.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 February 2017
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