AgDM newsletter article, September 2004

McEowen joins Iowa State University

Roger A. McEowenRoger A. McEowen was chosen to replace Neil E. Harl who is retiring at the end of the year. McEowen will be an associate professor of Agricultural Law at Iowa State University, a position Harl held for nearly 40 years.

McEowen joined the ISU faculty in Agricultural Education and Studies on August 15, 2004, from Kansas State University where he developed a strong program in teaching, extension and research from 1993 to 2004. McEowen received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Agricultural law Association in 2003, the youngest recipient ever for that award.

He will conduct seminars on farm and agribusiness legal issues. McEowen will conduct the annual Farm Income Tax Schools held for income tax practitioners. He will speak to groups organized by ISU Extension, answer questions from Iowa constituents, and conduct research in the areas of agricultural law, taxation, and policy.

McEowen is a native of Indiana with a bachelorís degree from Purdue Univesrity, a Juris Doctor degree from Drake University, and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from Iowa State University. He can be reached by email at or by telephone at 515-294-4076.

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