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Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy

Deputy Editor & 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.

Hurricane Ophelia: storm advice for dairy farmers
Disrupted milk collections, power outages and wind damage risks: here is how to manage the next 24 hours on dairy farms.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2017
Final big week of tractor activity in the fields on the Greenfield farm in Kilkenny, writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2017
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
National quality milk standards for somatic cell count are improving year-on-year, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 October 2017
Irish processors are having a good year, how do we rate now compared with global price?
By Jack Kennedy on 12 October 2017
Feeding dry cows might sound simple, but a good plan can reduce potential problems, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 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
Tipperary winners at 2017 NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards
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
With continuous improvement and changing of numbers in the ICBF lists, we reflect on range and targets for sire selection.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 October 2017
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