K-State Agriculture Today: 1477 – Emoji Signs Contract…Picking a Bull

  • Emoji Makes Contract Enforceable
  • K-State Quarter-Scale Tractor Team
  • Picking a Bull to Reduce Calving Problems


00:01:05 – Emoji Makes Contract Enforceable: Starting today’s show is Roger McEowen, K-State and Washburn law professor, with information about a recent case involving a Canadian farmer agreeing to a contract with a thumbs-up emoji.


00:12:05 – K-State Quarter-Scale Tractor Team: Helwig Farms quarter-scale tractor team advisors, Ed Brokesh and Ryan Zecha, and team members, Taylor Schroeder and Joseph Kueker, continue the show to discuss their recent success at an international quarter-scale tractor competition.

Helwig Farms Quarter-Scale Tractor Team

News Release


00:23:05 – Picking a Bull to Reduce Calving Problems: Completing today’s show is K-State’s Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. This week’s experts Brad White, Brian Lubbers and Megan Rolf hold a conversation about picking bulls to reduce calving issues.  

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI Podcast

Email BCI at bci@ksu.edu



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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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