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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.

LacPatrick Dairies is set to enter merger talks with neighbouring co-ops.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 April 2018
While grass growth rates have turned the corner this week, milk production remains well behind 2017 levels writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 April 2018
Drier weather is helping production in Kilkenny, but volumes remain behind 2017.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 April 2018
A growing Irish dairy industry is feeling the heat from the environmentalist lobby, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 April 2018
Protein crashes in Greenfield as grass silage makes up most of the diet, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 08 April 2018
While the first signs of softer spring weather in Ireland are just beginning to appear on most farms this weekend, dairy markets have hardened, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 April 2018
With most spring-milk-producing farmers one month from the start of breeding, it is time to run the herd through the crush, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 April 2018
Big difference between east and west on March milk supplies, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 29 March 2018
Sharp reductions in milk price have frustrated farmers as costs rise, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 29 March 2018
With grass growth slow there is still a large amount of grass silage in the diet of the milking cows at the Greenfield farm in Kilkenny.
By Jack Kennedy on 24 March 2018
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