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TAPS Awards Banquet Culminates 2023 Competitions

January 18, 2024
See the results of the 2023 UNL-TAPS Competition for sorghum, SDI corn, sprinkler corn and the newest category for the contest — irrigated popcorn.

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Irrigation Scheduling Application to Conserve Water Resources

August 9, 2023
UNL researchers are collaborating on the development of a new irrigation scheduling application to optimize the utilization of water resources and predict the accurate amount and time of irrigation water required for crops. 

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TAPS to Host Summer Field Events

May 10, 2023
The June 13 and 14 events will be full of activities for participants, including the Agronomic Olympics, sensor demos, TAPS plot tours, a cornhole tournament, roundtable discussions and guest speakers.

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TAPS Program Kickstarts 2023 Competition Season

April 5, 2023
The 2023 TAPS Competition participants will soon make their first decisions of the growing season — watch for updates in the coming months as participants choose their seed varieties, manage nitrogen applications and irrigation, and more.

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2023 TAPS Competitions Kicks Off with Learn, Launch, Interact Event

March 1, 2023
Free to attend, the kickoff event will include a tour of Corteva Agriscience and a launch of the 2023 TAPS Competition, where attendees will learn more about competing in this year's contest.

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Growth and Modification Set for 2023 TAPS Year

February 1, 2023
TAPS is expanding its competition in 2023 with a new irrigated popcorn competition, a cover crops option for sprinkler corn, and a new location for the sorghum competition. The expansion also includes a new TAPS competition in Colorado. 

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TAPS Banquet to Celebrate 2021 Competitions

December 14, 2021
At this year's banquet, TAPS organizers will discuss the findings from the 2021 competitions, present data derived from teams’ decisions and honor the award recipients for each contest.

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Mark McConnell at awards ceremony
Paxton, Nebraska resident Mark McConnell received the Greatest Yield and Most Profitable awards in the TAPS sprinkler corn division.

UNL-TAPS Program Honors 2020 Competition Winners

January 19, 2021
The fourth annual Testing Ag Performance Solutions (TAPS) competition winners were announced during a Jan. 16 virtual ceremony.

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