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Wednesday
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Thursday
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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.

Farmer writes: Padraig Keane gives a mid-month update during his first season as a new entrant dairy farmer.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Mike Petersen, a New Zealand Government appointee is touring the world, and we met him to hear his thoughts on New Zealand dairying.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Profiles of Declan Murphy, Helen and Caroline O’Donovan, and Ben Cottrell - finalists in the Quality Milk competition sponsored by NDC and the IDB.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Updates on Mastitis, Clover problems and Condition score in this week's management notes.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
In this special Focus supplement, we profile the 15 dairy farmers who have been shortlisted in this year’s NDC/IDB Quality Milk competition.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Profiles of Anthony and Mary Beechinor, James Luttrell and Eoin Toohey - finalists in the Quality Milk competition sponsored by NDC and the IDB.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Profiles of Eugene M and Eugene O Lyons, Aidan and Mary Reardon, and Donal and Carmel O’Connor - finalists in the Quality Milk competition sponsored by NDC and the IDB.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Profiles of PJ Boylan, Edmund and Thomas Dwan, and Gerald O’Connell - finalists in the Quality Milk competition sponsored by NDC and the IDB.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Private consultant and Farm Manager, Cathal McAleer warns Southern milk suppliers not to lose the grass advantage.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 October 2014
Irish Farmers Journal dairy editor Jack Kennedy gives the details on the milk supply from each of the co-ops for the month of September.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 October 2014
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