Tom Meersman

Reporter | Agriculture
Phone: 612-673-7388
Tom Meersman covers farmers and farming.

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Ex-engineer pleads guilty in Boston Scientific trade secret case

Indictment says Aaron Quoc Khieu wanted to set up new company with proprietary information from his former employer.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 12:09 AM

Vikings stadium roof will get snow melt system designed by Uponor

Uponor designs snow melt system to prevent buildup (or collapse).

Updated: April 12, 2015, - 12:24 AM

CHS Inc. 2Q earnings decline because of oil slump

Local retail operations and wholesale fertilizer sales improved.

Updated: April 08, 2015, - 11:50 PM

Lake Minnetonka's ice is out, a sure sign of spring

Authorities declared ice-out on Lake Minnetonka on Sunday, nearly three weeks earlier than 2014.

Updated: April 05, 2015, - 11:15 PM

Livestock in the black; crops in the red for 2014

Earnings crumbled for state crops in 2014, but livestock producers had a good year

Updated: April 01, 2015, - 12:03 AM

Ahead of USDA forecast, Wells Fargo ag experts see crop shift this year

Some Minnesota crop producers may switch to grow more soybeans because of low corn prices and high farming costs

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 09:26 PM

Weather may help farmers get an early start to planting season

A snow-sparse winter and recent mild temperatures may give Minnesota farmers a head start on planting this spring, which could improve crop yields at a time when prices remain low.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 11:01 PM

Organic dairy farming struggles to keep up with demand

A burgeoning market has left processors struggling to catch up and raised prices for organic dairy producers.

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 05:33 PM

Cargill's Vorwerk makes case for ending Cuba embargo

A trade mission with 95 agriculture leaders from 12 states visited Cuba earlier this month. Many were members of the...

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 05:15 PM

Obituary: WCCO radio personality Dick Chapman dies at 84

Dick Chapman met governors, movie stars and authors, but his most cherished memento was a note written in crayon on...

Updated: March 12, 2015, - 10:25 PM

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