The 2018 Ag Tax Seminar is a one-day seminar held at South Central College in North Mankato on Tuesday, October 16th from 8:00am-5:00pm. Check-in begins at 7:30am. 


Rob Holcomb MEd EA has been a University of Minnesota Extension educator in agricultural business management since October 2004. He works on the development and delivery of programs in the areas of farm business and risk management with emphasis on farm analysis and farm tax issues.

Glen Steiner MS CPA is a Partner at Morken Eckberg Steiner LLC in Mankato and Jim Heilman MBT CPA is a Principal at Clifton LarsonAllen in Mankato. Glen and Jim both have very strong backgrounds in working with partnerships, LLCs, S-Corporations and C- Corporations. Additionally, they both have significant agricultural production backgrounds that help them practically understand the implications and application of tax law at the managerial level.

2018 Agricultural Tax Seminar

The course includes an update of legislation, cases, and rulings that affect farmers and the unique tax issues that arise when preparing farm income tax returns such as:

  • The new qualified business income (QBI) deduction for cooperatives
  • Depreciation of farm assets and the new depreciation rules under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)
  • Qualifying a farm lease for the QBI deduction
  • Involuntary conversion
  • Mitigation credits
  • Hedge/speculation
  • Non-cash transactions
  • Research & development
  • Landowner easements
  • Entity impacts under TCJA
  • Gifting and Sale of Partnership Interests
  • Case Study Review


This seminar is geared towards tax advisors (8 CPE Credits), bankers and related staff, lawyers, investment advisors and others who need to know current and future agriculture tax laws.

Cost of the seminar is $175.00.   The 2018 Agricultural Tax Workbook published by the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation (formerly authored by Phil harris) will be provided by all attendees.  Refreshments and lunch will be provided. 

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For information regarding seminar content please contact Mark Wehe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 507-838-6054.