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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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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 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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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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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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TAPS Awards Ceremony Moves to Virtual Platform

January 4, 2021
The TAPS Award Banquet has been shifted to a virtual announcement of the winners on social media this month, with an in-person event tentatively planned for March.

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