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Wednesday
Farming Weather
Medium rain showers
16°C
11°C
6am - 6pm: 1.20mm
6pm - 6am: 1.40mm


Thursday
Farming Weather
Medium rain showers
18°C
13°C
6am - 6pm: 1.40mm
6pm - 6am: 0.10mm


Friday
Farming Weather
Drizzle
18°C
13°C
6am - 6pm: 0.70mm
6pm - 6am: 0.20mm


Saturday
Farming Weather
Sun with light cloud
18°C
11°C
6am - 6pm: 0.10mm
6pm - 6am: 0.00mm


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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.

Aurivo Co-op Farm Programme Manager Roberta McDonald highlights the key messages from the recent drainage walks in Mayo and Donegal
By Jack Kennedy on 21 August 2014
Russian companies are working hard to source alternative food suppliers from regions not affected by the recently imposed ban on EU food.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 August 2014
This week's dairy farming management notes include discussion on drainage, pipes and conacre.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 August 2014
CellCheck events aim to help farmers understand causes of mastitis and ways of improving SCC levels.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 August 2014
With day length decreasing its time for autumn planning and also time for farm business planning
By Jack Kennedy on 14 August 2014
With electricity prices increasing gas is being installed on dairy farms to heat water - how does it work?
By Jack Kennedy on 14 August 2014
Studies as to how robotic systems can fit into the Irish grazing system are in their infancy. Here we look at the latest research in the area.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 August 2014
While the best dairy farms in Ireland all produce top-quality milk, there are many different routines and products used. Jack Kennedy reports
By Jack Kennedy on 14 August 2014
Instead of expanding milk output a German dairy farmer decided to team up with his neighbour to invest in a Biogas plant Welfried Wesselink explains.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 August 2014
Milk supply remained exceptionally strong in July and all processors are now running well ahead of milk quota.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 August 2014
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