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Nitrogen Management Decisions Finalized

September 1, 2021
Nitrogen management is the fourth of six management decisions to be finalized in the corn competitions, with only irrigation and marketing left to round out the 2021 TAPS contests.

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Water and Crops Field Day Set for Aug. 26

August 3, 2021
This year’s focus, “Using Technology to Improve Efficiency and Resiliency,” will involve in-field demonstrations of irrigation and nitrogen, chemigation as a pest management tool, and more.

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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 UNL-TAPS Summer Event Field Day, as they examine and discuss issues during the problematic plot educational activity.

TAPS Hosts Summer Event Field Day

July 13, 2021
Summer Event attendees experienced a variety of hands-on activities, such as examining problematic plots as a group and an agronomic Olympics contest, which connected to the six major decision areas associated with the TAPS educational experience.

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TAPS Competitions Planted Amid Cool, Wet May

June 9, 2021
With corn fields now planted, TAPS readies for its fifth year of crop competitions, which will compare sprinkler irrigated corn, subsurface drip irrigated (SDI) corn and grain sorghum from a multitude of corn and grain sorghum hybrids.

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Irrigation Strategies for Profit and Productivity and What TAPS Data Tells Us

June 9, 2021
During a May webinar, extension professionals discussed research on the optimal amount of water to apply during the growing season and the latest ag technology. 

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TAPS Plans Summer Event Field Day

May 24, 2021
Revamped for 2021, the upcoming TAPS Summer Event Field Day in June will feature a crop diagnostic competition, an agronomic Olympics event, company small group discussions, an overview of marketing and cost of production, and more.

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TAPS Turns Five

May 5, 2021
Since 2017, TAPS has hosted its season-long sprinkler corn contest, and the program continues to see developmental growth — more competitions, contestants, specialists, researchers, programmatic leadership, partners and sponsors.

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Technology and Tactics Frame Upcoming TAPS Collaboration

March 2, 2021
The TAPS 2021 Collaboration Event will celebrate winners of the 2020 competition and prepare contestants for the 2021 TAPS season.

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