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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

Dairy Editor

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01 419 9500

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087 908 2651

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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.

A new milk processing factory at the Belview Industrial site near Waterford Port was officially opened by Glanbia on Thursday.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 March 2015
Jack Kennedy reports on how each of the dairy co-ops finished the end of February with regard to being over quota.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 March 2015
Freshly calved cows are making very high prices all over the country.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 March 2015
Dairy markets continued the upward trend established over the last number of weeks - see full report below.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 March 2015
With temperatures rising, it's time to get young stock out of over crowded sheds, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 March 2015
In this article Aideen Kennedy and colleagues from Moorepark update the latest thinking on Johnes Research.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 March 2015
Just under one third of dairy farmers surveyed by the Irish Farmers Journal are milking their herds once per day this spring in order to reduce milk supply.
By Jack Kennedy on 26 February 2015
George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Oak Park, Carlow, reports from New Zealand on grass rich and grass poor systems and their benefits for Irish dairy farms.
By Jack Kennedy on 26 February 2015
Laurence Shalloo, Teagasc answers the questions Jack Kennedy and many farmers are asking as they start to think about selecting bulls for breeding.
By Jack Kennedy on 26 February 2015
The bounce in dairy markets continued this week, with spot prices and quotations continuing on the upward curve.
By Jack Kennedy on 26 February 2015
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