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. The course will be coordinated by Mike Hutjens and team-taught by three other instructors.

Milk Secretion and Mastitis (ANSC 435) will be coordinated by Dick Wallace and taught by two other instructors. It will cover all phases of milk quality, secretion, nutrition, and mastitis control and prevention.

Lectures are available on the website (class on demand) with an Internet live class held during the 10 weeks of class on Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. (nutrition) and 8 to 9 p.m. (milk quality). Enrollees can participate for credit (U of I tuition rate), CE credit rate, or non-credit rate with reduced tuition. To review the class schedule, topics, and enrollment details, go to