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, contains much information on ag law and tax topics and provides access to his “Agricultural Law and Taxation” blog.

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

From the Washburn University School of Law, professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen names his top 10 agricultural law and taxation developments of 2020, and outlines their importance to agricultural producers and the agriculture industry as a whole:  included on the list are several court rulings on such things as the public trust doctrine, the Administrative Procedure Act, and the dormant commerce clause...also listed is a favorable ruling for farmers on USDA farm records and the Freedom of Information Act.

January 20, 2021
Agricultural Law Online January 15, 2021
Can One State Dictate Agricultural Practices in Other States? December 26, 2020
Bankruptcy and the Preferential Payment Rule December 4, 2020
Is Real Estate Held in Trust Eligible For I.R.C. §1031 Exchange Treatment? December 4, 2020
Farmland Lease Income - Proper Tax Reporting November 13, 2020
The Public Trust Doctrine-A Camel’s Nose Under Agriculture’s Tent? October 23, 2020
Income Taxation of Trusts - New Regulations October 16, 2020
TMDL Requirements - The EPA’s Federalization of Agriculture October 16, 2020
The Prior Converted Cropland Exception - More Troubles Ahead? October 2, 2020