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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

Deputy Editor & Dairy Editor

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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 looks at the implications of still running a bull with the dairy herd.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 August 2017
The value co-ops put on fats varies greatly with many of them not reflecting the status of butter prices on the global market.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 August 2017
Processors reacted as predicted to positive summer market signals, with most increasing prices.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 August 2017
The June milk cheque is much improved but the real cost of managing large numbers and new facilities is centre-stage in Greenfield Kilkenny.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 August 2017
Now is the time to think about the value there is to April calvers and what cows need to be culled.
By Jack Kennedy on 31 July 2017
Irish dairy farmers are heading for another record milk month with supplies reported to be up as much as 11%.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 July 2017
In week three of our KPMG milk price review series Jack Kennedy reviews last year's global milk trade.
By Jack Kennedy on 20 July 2017
Growth rate has dropped back to between 50kg and 60kg a day on the Greenfield Farm in Kilkenny as dry weather reduces growth rates and the natural seasonal decline continues.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 July 2017
Lisavaird paid 6c/l more to its farmers than LacPatrick, the Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG Milk Price review has revealed.
By Jack Kennedy on 06 July 2017
The west Cork co-ops are dominant one again in the Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG milk price review.
By Jack Kennedy on 06 July 2017
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