Archive for the ‘Mike Hutjens’ Category

NDF Values in Feeding Programs

April 18, 2014 — This week Dr. Mike Hutjens looks at NDF, Neutral Detergent Fiber, and why it is so important in dairy ration feeding programs.

 

Finding The Missing Milk

April 11, 2014 —  The bottom line is to manage forage quality and availability to find that missing 3-5 pounds of milk. Dr. Mike Hutjens, extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois, explains in this week’s Feed Facts podcast.

 

Understand How Your Feed Cost is Calculated

April 4, 2014 — Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois updates us on the dairy provisions of the new farm bill in this week’s Feed Facts podcast.

Feed Facts: Purchasing Corn Silage Hybrids

March 28, 2014 — This week’s Feed Facts radio segment focuses on purchasing your corn silage hybrids for the year. Dr. Mike Hutjens, extension dairy specialist at the University of SilageIllinois, reports that it’s an important first step for dairy producers because it locks in the quality and some of the quantity forages in the next growing season.

 

Culled Dairy Cows Seeing Higher Prices

March 21, 2014 — This might be a good time to get the best team of cows on your dairy. Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois, tells us why in this week’s Feed Facts podcast.cow

Forage is the Backbone of Dairy Rations

March 14, 2014 — This week, Dr. Mike Hutjens discusses the importance of monitoring your forage program and implementing the proper strategy through the entire fermentationForage process.

The Cost of Raising Heifers

March 7, 2014 — Heifer prices have been strong lately, but what’s the price for raising heifers? Dairy extension specialist Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois explains in this week’s “Feed Facts” podcast on DairyLine Radio.

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Take Advantage of Current Dairy Prices

February 28, 2014 — We are at nearly record milk prices in the United States, certainly a good time to be maximizing milk production. Dr. Mike Hutjens, dairy extension specialist at the University of Illinois, has some strategy tips in this week’s Feed Facts podcast on DairyLine Radio:

 

Feed Facts: Cold Weather Has an Impact on Cows

February 21, 2014 — Dr. Mike Hutjens is dairy extension specialist at the University of Illinois. He  shares some tips on feeding cows efficiently during colder temperatures.

 

Reasons For Low Milk Fat Tests

February 14, 2014 – There are a few reasons for low milk fat tests  according to Dr Mike Hutjens, dairy extension specialist with the University of Illinois. he explains in this week’s “Feed Facts” segment brought to you by Cotton Incorporated and your local Cotton Seed dealer.

 

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