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.
The focus turns to getting paddocks set up for grazing while yard work is quiet, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 January 2018
With many farmers already considering their AI selection prior to calving, there is disappointing news on the latest proofs, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 January 2018
Late last week and over the weekend New Zealand experienced a subtropical storm that lashed the country with strong winds and heavy rain.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 January 2018
Jack Kennedy weighs up the pros and cons of the dairy market as we begin 2018 and how farmers' incomes will be affected.
By Jack Kennedy on 04 January 2018
Jack Kennedy looks at how the current drought in New Zealand could affect milk prices in Europe.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 January 2018
Jack Kennedy reports from north Tipperary, where farmers turned out in droves to support a local man's cause.
By Jack Kennedy on 31 December 2017