Archive for the ‘Mike Hutjens’ Category

Snaplage is an Appealing Feed

September 12, 2014 — This week’s Feed Facts segment with Dr. Mike Hutjens focuses on the benefits of snaplage.


Pasture Considerations

Pasture is a very important forage resource on many U.S. farms. Dr. Mike Hutjens elaborates in this week’s Feed Facts radio segment heard on DairyLine Radio:

Hutjens Provides Feed Outlook

August 29, 2014 — It’s been a tough year for may hay farmers because of the cold winter conditions. Dr. Mike Hutjens, extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois updates us on the latest outlook with hay, soybeans, corn and corn silage in this week’s Feed Facts DairyLine Radio segment:


Tips To Help During Corn Silage Season

August 15, 2014 — It’s corn silage season. University of Illinois’ Mike Hutjens has three important factors when we make this important forage crop for dairy cows. Listen here:


German Farmers Prepare For Quota Lift

August 8, 2014 — Germany is very interesting country, according to University of Illinois’ Mike Hutjens. He had a chance to visit recently and tells us about the two types of dairying that he observed.


Rumination Collars

August 1, 2014 — This week’s Feed Facts radio segment takes a look at rumination collars. University of Illinois’ Mike Hutjens tells us how this new technology measures the time a cow spends each day chewing her cud.



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.