U of I offers online dairy classes

URBANA – The University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences will offer two 10-week online classes in 2013 beginning on Jan. 28.

Advanced Dairy Nutrition (ANSC 423) covers nutrient classes, phase feeding, dry cow feeding and health and forages.

Milk Secretion and Mastitis (ANSC 435) will cover all phases of milk quality, secretion, nutrition and mastitis control and prevention.

Lectures are available on the website on demand, with an Internet live class held on Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. (nutrition) and 8 to 9 p.m. (milk quality). Enrollees can participate for credit at the U of I tuition rate, at CE credit rate or at non-credit rate with reduced tuition. To review the class schedule, topics and enrollment details, go to

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