Roger McEowen

Agricultural Law and Taxation

Roger McEowen is the Kansas Farm Bureau Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, KS. 

Roger focuses on legal and tax issues that agricultural producers, agricultural businesses, and rural landowners face.  He teaches an undergraduate course in agricultural law at Kansas State University in addition to agricultural law and tax courses at the law school.  His website, www.washburnlaw.edu/waltr contains much information on ag law and tax topics and provides access to his “Agricultural Law and Taxation” blog.

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Washburn University School of Law
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka , KS
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Documents & Presentations by Roger McEowen
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Agricultural Law Update

Washburn University agricultural law professor Roger McEowen talks about the level of protection "right-to-farm" laws provide to agricultural producers against nuisance claims, revolving around what's called the "coming to the nuisance defense"...and he cites a very recent court decision in this area that seems to go against the grain.

May 15, 2019
Legal Issues Arising from Livestock Buyer Bankruptcy

Presentation by Roger McEowen at Stockton, KS.

PDF of presentation slides. 

April 12, 2019
Do the Roundup Jury Verdicts Have Meaning For My Farming Operation?

From the "Agricultural Law and Taxation Blog" by Roger McEowen, Washburn University School of Law. 

April 9, 2019
Packers and Stockyards Act – Basic Provisions

From the "Agricultural Law and Taxation Blog" by Roger McEowen, Washburn University School of Law. 

March 25, 2019
Packers and Stockyards Act Provisions For Unpaid Cash Sellers of Livestock

From the "Agricultural Law and Taxation Blog" by Roger McEowen, Washburn University School of Law. 

March 25, 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