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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 reviews some of the dairy equipment that was on display and causing a stir at the Balmoral summer show.
The right genetics, calving at the right time, and being fed on good quality grass can deliver summer bonuses, writes Jack Kennedy.
The month of May is important for breeding to ensure compact calving next February, Jack Kennedy reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 May 2015