Corn irrigation

TAPS Irrigation Season Comes to End Amid Drought

October 6, 2022
Irrigation decisions in the Testing Ag Performance Solutions farm management competitions ranged widely this year, even amid a drought throughout the region.

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Sorghum field
Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication

University’s TAPS Program Coming Soon to High School Classrooms

October 6, 2022
Nebraska students enrolled in the new, innovative TAPS high school program during its inaugural year will learn about hybrid seed selection and seeding rate, and nitrogen application, in the same decision-making format.

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TAPS to Host Crop Skills Challenge at Husker Harvest Days

August 10, 2022
Show attendees will get the chance to test their crop production management skills during the interactive competitions at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every day of the show, with a special session for FFA chapter teams.

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TAPS field day attendees examine field
Chuck Burr, crops and water extension educator and TAPS team member, (at center in gray shirt and red cap), stands with attendees in a problematic plot at the 2021 UNL-TAPS Summer Event Field Day, as they examine and discuss issues during the problematic plot educational activity. (CropWatch file photo)

TAPS to Host Annual June Field Day

June 1, 2022
The 2022 Field Day will feature several events, including Agronomic Olympics, a drone obstacle course and sensor demos, with a clay target shoot social capping the day's activities.

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TAPS Crowdsourcing team banner

TAPS Crowdsourcing Team Makes First Decisions of the Season

April 28, 2022
To date, the TAPS Crowdsourcing Team has determined a series of pre-plant decisions, including hybrid company, seed variety, population density and pre-plant nitrogen amount, with some interesting results.

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TAPS Crowdsourcing team banner

UNL-TAPS Program Presents New 2022 Crowdsourcing Team

March 31, 2022
The Crowdsourcing Team will have its own plot at WCREEC and compete in real time against all traditionally participating competitors of the 2022 TAPS sprinkler corn contest using a majority rule system of decision-making. 

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2022 TAPS Competitions Begin with Learn, Launch, Interact Event

February 18, 2022
Attendees will learn everything they need to know about participating in the 2022 TAPS competition.

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Rattlesnake Boys check presentation

UNL-TAPS Celebrates Fifth Year with 2021 Awards Banquet

January 18, 2022
In addition to crowning the 2021 Outstanding TAPS Advocate, program organizers revealed all award winners of the 2021 competitions for greatest yield, highest input use efficiency and profitability.

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