Jon Pretz, PH.D.

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Dairy Nutritionist

Jon Pretz, Ph.D., PAS is a dairy nutritionist serving producers across the Midwest.




Dr. Pretz earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Kansas State University and his Ph.D. in Dairy Cattle Nutrition from South Dakota State University.  His professional interests include nutrition and management consulting in regard to diet optimization, forage management, protocol development, transition cow management, and product evaluation.  Jon has conducted extensive research on strategies to increase forage quality and digestibility as well as Saccharomyces cerevisiae supplementation on production parameters. 

Jon is a member of the American Dairy Science Association and American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists and coached Collegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Teams at both Kansas State University and South Dakota State University during his graduate studies. 

Jon Pretz on farm

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