Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

High earnings, ambitious future for CHS co-op

Annual meeting of nation’s largest farmer-owned co-op attracts 2,300 members.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 07:10 PM

Strong crops, weak prices for Minnesota farmers

Minnesota corn and soybean growers will struggle to break even this year.

Updated: November 30, 2014, - 02:00 PM

It's likely a Minnesota turkey on Thanksgiving table

And you can thank Wisconsin for your table’s cranberries.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 08:58 AM

Canadian Pacific and BNSF get poor marks for service

In the annual survey of shippers, CP finished last, BNSF was sixth among seven railroads.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 08:49 PM

Rail congestion sends more grain to market on river barges

With the recent rail disruptions, Minnesota farmers are turning back to the river for transportation.

Updated: November 16, 2014, - 02:00 PM

High-tech feeders free dairy farmers

Dairies are using automated feeders to improve calf health and reduce labor.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 04:41 PM

Propane shippers shift from pipelines to rail

CHS is adding and expanding terminals to fill pipeline void.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 08:40 PM

Obituary: U regent, Cargill executive David M. Larson had passion for business, education

David Larson was passionate about business and education, and a successful leader in both fields.He spent his entire career at...

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 08:14 PM

New reports on backlogs bring renewed criticism of railroads

Critics say they prove oil favoritism; railroads say numbers are misleading.

Updated: October 24, 2014, - 12:27 AM

Hmong American Farmers Association gets $70,000 grant

The 155-acre farm in Dakota County will be improved with money from farm credit groups.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 03:36 PM

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