Online dairy classes

Online dairy classesThe University of Illinois will be offering Advanced Dairy Nutrition (ANSC 423) and Milk Secretion and Mastitis (ANSC 435), both running 11 weeks starting in January.

• Advanced Dairy Nutrition (ANSC 423) begins on Jan. 13 and covers nutrient classes, phase feeding, dry cow feeding and health, and forages. The course will be coordinated by Mike Hutjens and team-taught with three other instructors.

• Milk Secretion and Mastitis (ANSC 435) starts on Jan. 27 with Dick Wallace coordinating the class along with two other instructors covering all phases of milk quality, secretion, nutrition, and mastitis control and prevention.

Lectures are available on the website (class on demand) and a weekly Monday evening live online class session held during the 11 weeks from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT for Advanced Dairy Nutrition and 7 to 8 p.m. CT for Milk Secretion and Mastitis. Enrollees can participate for credit (U of I tuition rate), CEU, or non-credit. To review the class schedule, topics, and enrollment details, go to: