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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.

Period of consistent prices coming to an end as processors begin to announce cuts.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 May 2015
Deep drainage no good for this North Cork site so sub soiling is the option taken.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 May 2015
Jack Kennedy reviews some of the dairy equipment that was on display and causing a stir at the Balmoral summer show.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 May 2015
Over 100 farmers gathered near the small village on Ballinagree about 15 minutes North East of Macroom last week to hear messages on how Con Lehane manages draining land.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 May 2015
The right genetics, calving at the right time, and being fed on good quality grass can deliver summer bonuses, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 May 2015
Interchem's recent fertility seminar focused on herd fertility and reproductive success.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 May 2015
The view from Rabobank New Zealand this week suggests it expects global milk production growth will lift slightly again through to the end of the year, due primarily to low feed grain prices.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 May 2015
Tips on how to drain land in an area of heavy rainfall were given on farm in Cork on Wednesday.
By Jack Kennedy on 06 May 2015
The month of May is important for breeding to ensure compact calving next February, Jack Kennedy reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 May 2015
We check in on programme farmers Nigel, Edna and Richard Corbett in Down, and Charles Clarke in Cavan.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 May 2015
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