Archive for the ‘Mike Hutjens’ Category

Cooling Dry Cows Prevents Future Problems

July 25, 2014 — Dry cows can be challenged under heat conditions. Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois joins us on today’s DairyLine to provide some tips and insight on why you should keep your dry cows cool.


Monitoring Milk Components During the Heat

July 18, 2014 — This week’s Feed Facts segment, Dr. Mike Hutjens takes a look at milk component testing during the hot summer months.


Dairying in Denmark

July 11, 2014 — Fresh off his Denmark trip, Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois tells us how Danes milk cows.

Feed Facts: The Importance of Inoculants

June 27, 2014 — Dr. Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois extension dairy specialist,  gives us some advice and info regarding the use of inoculants on forage crops being harvested this summer.

Crop Outlook and Profitability

June 20, 2014 — Crop outlook and profitability is the topic this week in our weekly Feed Facts segment with Dr. Mike Hutjens, extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois.

Dairy Farming in Chile

June 13, 2014 — Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois recently had a chance to visit Chile and visit several dairy operations. He provides a recap in this week’s Feed Facts ChileFlagradio podcast.


Drenching Cows

June 6, 2014 — Today’s Feed Facts looks at drenching cows. Dr. Mike Hutjens explains why it’s important to drench some cows and what types of drenching techniques are most useful.


Current Feed Prices

May 23, 2014 — Dr. Mike Hutjens, extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois, takes a look at the current feed prices for dairy producers.

What’s Happening in China?

May 16, 2014 — What is happening in China in regards to dairy feeding and dairy management? University of Illinois’ Mike Hutjens recently visited China and spent some time on

Dr. Mike Hutjens

Dr. Mike Hutjens

several dairy operations. He tells us about it in this DairyBusiness podcast:


Rid Your Operation of Pesky Stable Flies

May 9, 2014 — It’s fly season and Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois checks in with his weekly Feed Facts segment to discuss how dairy producers can rid the pesky stable fly.housefly