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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

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.

LIC has commenced its series of meetings to inform farmers of its plan to roll out contracts for semen usage.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 January 2017
New Zealand-based breeding company LIC is committed to introducing new legal contracts this spring. Dairy farmers won’t be allowed to buy LIC straws unless they sign. Jack Kennedy reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 January 2017
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) and Eurogene held a dairy farmer meeting in Ashbourne, Co Meath, on Tuesday night to discuss upcoming issues before breeding starts in late April.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 January 2017
Funding capital investment from cashflow creates sober reading for Brady farm, reports Conail Keown.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 January 2017
Jack Kennedy reports from the second day of the Positive Farmers Group dairy conference in Cork.
By Jack Kennedy on 13 January 2017
A leading dairy farmer with operations in Ireland and New Zealand has urged farmers not to sign the proposed LIC contracts.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 January 2017
Early spring workload on a dairy farm brings many challenges in terms of farm safety. Jack Kennedy highlights the key issues.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 January 2017
As supply from spring-calving herds dries up, prices rise across the board for November. Jack Kennedy reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 January 2017
Ahead of the busy calving season on many dairy farms, Jack Kennedy offers some financial and farming advice.
By Jack Kennedy on 08 January 2017
While much of the chatter is on how many units we should have, more farmers need to start talking about how to get animals in and out, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 January 2017
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