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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.

As it's National Farm Safety Awareness day, Dairy editor Jack Kennedy shares his own experience of farm safety.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 July 2014
Regular weighing of calves and how to go about getting them on target; fly control; feed prices, reseeding etc. all reported on below.
By Jack Kennedy on 17 July 2014
Announcement of post-quota milk supply terms by Lakeland and Aurivo give farmers more insight into what to expect.
By Jack Kennedy on 10 July 2014
Milk supplies across the country were very strong for June. The country is well ahead of quota after the first three months of the final milk quota year.
By Jack Kennedy on 10 July 2014
At the recent Greenfield Kilkenny open day farmers asked plenty of questions.
By Jack Kennedy on 10 July 2014
This week we look at reseeding, breeding, the quota position and the need for cleaning.
By Jack Kennedy on 10 July 2014
Teagasc have appointed a coordinator to drive uptake of their Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 July 2014
With global markets demanding increasing levels of efficiency and transparency Carbery are driving the Green agenda
By Jack Kennedy on 03 July 2014
Key messages from farm walks around the country for the first week in July
By Jack Kennedy on 03 July 2014
With plans for processing investment all over the country is there need for a national investment plan?
By Jack Kennedy on 26 June 2014
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