Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Food labeling bill stirs debate at State Capitol

A bill requiring the labeling of genetically modified foods got an informational hearing in St. Paul.

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 10:32 PM

Spring tree sales sprouting in west metro cities

Programs provide trees to homeowners and help cities build forests.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 04:17 PM

Farmers seek more rail capacity for grain

They’re seeking an executive order to get trains moving for grain and fertilizer shipments.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Plymouth Yard and Garden Expo

Landscaping and yard ideas, plant sales and family activities will be part of Plymouth’s Yard and Garden Expo. The event...

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 01:45 PM

Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden to open late this year

Officials said trail conditions are hazardous because of ice and snow.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 03:39 PM

It's out with the old at popular French Regional Park in Plymouth

Badly needed repairs will be tackled in phases starting this fall so the popular area in Plymouth park can stay...

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 11:03 AM

March 23: Renewed fight against aquatic invasives

The DNR is gearing up to fight zebra mussels and other invasives.

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 08:26 PM

Water quality prompts complaints in Minnetrista

The west metro city, which says the discolored water is safe to drink, is weighing options to improve the quality.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 09:27 PM

New study sheds light on how far wind disperses seeds.

Children marvel at helicopter seeds spinning through the air from maple trees, or the wispy white seeds that riffle in...

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 08:47 PM

Three Rivers Park Superintendent Cris Gears to retire

Cris Gears has led the large suburban park system since 2007.

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 07:41 PM

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