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.
Brexit is likely reduce margins for Northern Ireland dairy farmers. Jack Kennedy reports from the Ulster Farmers Union dairy conference on Thursday.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 October 2017
Growth continues to meet demand but an unexpected letter means more feed than planned will be necessary, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 08 October 2017
Glanbia sets the pace for August but Aurivo also lifts price significantly, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 October 2017
The Walsh family from Ballylooby, Co Tipperary, has won this year's overall NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Award, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 October 2017