A Planned Grazing Field Day will be held Wednesday August 16, 2017 starting at 5:00 p.m. south of Battle Creek, NE. The grazing field day will provide an opportunity to visually learn grazing principles, to help encourage, plan, and implement effective management systems. Those attending the field day will be able to see practices implemented and hear successes and challenges from fellow producers. The first stop at 5:00 p.m., will be a tour and visit at the Charles & Elizabeth Orton farm, located from Battle Creek, approximately 2.5 miles south on Highway 121, to 836 1/2 Rd, then ¼ mile west on north side of road. The second stop will be a visit to the Brad Prauner farm, from the Orton farm, back to Highway 121, 1.5 miles north to 838th Rd, 2 miles east to 548th Ave, then 1 mile south on west side of road (or from Battle Creek on Hwy 121, south to 838th Rd., east 2 miles to 548th Ave., then 1 mile south on west side of road). For more information, please contact the Madison County NRCS office @ 402-371-5350, Ext 3. Participants should plan on driving their own vehicles to the sites, or plan your own carpooling.