Roger McEowen

Agricultural Law and Taxation

Roger McEowen is the Kansas Farm Bureau Professor of Agriucltural Law and Taxation, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, KS;  and Tax Director, Midwest Region, Agribusiness and Cooperatives, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, West Des Moine, IA. 

Documents & Presentations by Roger McEowen
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Agricultural Law Update

Professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen of the Washburn School of Law talks about two new legal developments of interest to agricultural producers:  one is a court ruling on a liability insurance coverage case involving a "hobby" farm, and the other is a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a long-standing case on taxation of a living trust.

February 6, 2019
2018 Ag Law Review

An extended visit with Washburn University professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen, as he goes over his top 10 agricultural law developments of 2018. Among the issues he discusses are multiple court actions revolving around the Waters of the United States rule, a court decision on habitat preservation for endangered wildlife species, litigation concerning air emission reporting for livestock operations, and the creation of the section 199A tax deduction for agricultural producers.

January 9, 2019
Railroad Crossing Court Case

Washburn University professor of agricultural law Roger McEowen talks about a recent Kansas court ruling on how long trains can reasonably block a rural Kansas railroad crossing, and what can happen when state and local laws are at odds with federal statutes.

December 12, 2018
Online Ag Law Course

Washburn University professor of agricultural law Roger McEowen talks about a special opportunity to take part in K-State's on-line course on agricultural law starting in January....he will be the instructor of this course, which will cover a bevy of law topics relevant to agricultural producers.

November 27, 2018
1. Update on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act August 1, 2018
Legal Issues for Landowners to Consider in Negotiating Wind Energy Easements March 1, 2016