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Farming, Ranching & Agribusiness Conference – Webcast


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8.0 Credits

Member Price $310.00

Non-Member Price $385.00


Learn about important issues that impact your clients in farming, ranching, and agriculture!


  • Farm & Agriculture Tax Update
  • Ag Employer Overtime Tax Credit
  • Estate & Succession Planning
  • Economic Update

Designed For

CPAs and other professionals who advise, represent, or are employed by farmers and ranchers.


Recognize the key planning opportunities impacting farm and ranch taxation.


Leader Bios

Kristine Tidgren, Director, Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation

Kristine Tidgren is an adjunct assistant professor in the Agricultural Education & Studies Department and the director of the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation (CALT) at Iowa State University. She speaks and writes frequently on agricultural law and tax matters, with a special emphasis on farm tax issues. Kristine's writing includes The Ag Docket, an online blog, as well as monthly articles for farm publications and chapters for tax school workbooks. She regularly instructs attorneys, CPAs, EAs, and other tax professionals regarding agricultural law & tax matters. She is an active member of the Rural Tax Education Committee, which yearly works with IRS to review and update Publication 225, the American Agricultural Law Association (chair of the distance education committee), and the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation. Kristine also teaches an undergraduate agricultural law class each spring semester to around 105 seniors at Iowa State University's College of Agriculture. Kristine received her J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Texas at Austin, and her undergraduate degree from Iowa State University. She grew up on a farm in west central Iowa.


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Steve Scranton, Chief Investment Officer & Economist, Washington Trust Bank

Steve Scranton is the Chief Investment Officer & Economist for Washington Trust Bank and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation with over 35 years of investment and economic experience.

As Washington Trust Bank’s Chief Investment Officer, Steve is responsible for management of the Portfolio Management Group and actively participates on committees within the bank to help design strategies and policies related to investments. As the economist for Washington Trust Bank, Steve participates in public speaking engagements, as well as authoring multiple communications, to keep clients and the public informed of economic and investment market conditions. Throughout the Pacific Northwest, Steve is a well-known speaker on the economic conditions and the world financial markets.


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Non-Member Price $385.00

Member Price $310.00