Advanced Dairy Nutrition incorporates the material used in the University of Illinois’ online course, and is team-taught by Dave Fischer, Mike Hutjens, Jim Drackley, Jimmy Clark, Richard Wallace, Ric Grummer, Garrett Oetzel and Ken Nordlund. Previous students have included feed nutritionists, veterinarians, and owner/operators of private dairy farms.
Price includes USB thumb drive with 67 learning modules and the 2008 Hoard's Feeding Guide book.
NEW EDITION: Teaching modules have simultaneous text available; The Advance Dairy Nutrition Handbook is now a searchable PDF; there are two new handouts, "Rules of Dairy Nutrition" and "Evaluating Feed Additives"; USB drive now runs on both Macs and PCs.
Modules are 10 to 15 minutes in length, totaling almost 14 hours on ration formulation; energy and protein considerations; transition feeding and health; minerals, vitamins and additives; feeding forages; phase feeding; feeding systems. Just added is material on rumensin and feed efficiency. Users can go on to register for the online class and credit, if desired.