Dr. Michael Hutjens
Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois
Since 1979, Dr. Michael Hutjens served as an extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois Dairy and Animal Sciences Departments. He is now professor emeritus at the University of Illinois, where he retired in 2010 but continues to teach part-time. He is the editor of the National Dairy Database and Illinois Dairy Report. After receiving his joint doctorate in dairy science and nutritional science at the University of Wisconsin, he served as an extension dairy specialist at the University of Minnesota, where he taught courses in dairy cattle judging and coached the national champion team at the 1978 World Dairy Expo.