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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.
With milk price on the slide, Olin Greenan advises Irish farmers to plan the farming business more and more.
Dairylink adviser Conail Keown visited the Brown family farm, Millisle, Newtownards Peninsula, Co Down.
Farmers speak of their personal battles with depression at dairy meetings.
A Step-by-step guide to the latest thinking and research on calving.
Chief executive of Dairy Holdings, Colin Glass told the Positive Farmers Conference how dairy farming can be simple, repeatable and profitable if managed properly.
It might seem like a simple job, but now is the time to get your grass map and measuring equipment set up for 2015.
The final session of the Positive Farmers conference discussed the correlation between stocking rate and profit.
The Positive Farmers conference in Clonmel heard advice on how to de-risk their dairy enterprises and manage stress.
Dairy markets remain under pressure, Irish Dairy Board chief executive Kevin Lane told this week's Positive Farmers conference.
With milk quota brakes coming off farmers asked how much meal will they be feeding that can deliver more profit. Pater Varley reports
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