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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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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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TAPS to Host Practicum Series in 2022

November 2, 2021
A new six-part practicum series will focus on effective water and nitrogen conservation methods in corn production, supported by data from the Testing Ag Performance Solutions program.

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A Busy Irrigation Season for 2021

October 7, 2021
This article features a summary of the irrigation decisions made in each Testing Ag Performance Solutions (TAPS) competition this year, which will be vital as the 2021 program comes to an end. 

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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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