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Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

Posts by Marisa Palmieri

Editor’s Note: Thanks to you Posted on 12 Dec 2018 in the 1218 & Current Issue & Editor's Note categories.

I love the landscape industry, which I’ve been fortunate to cover for about a decade, all told. I love my team at LM. Of course, I love my two daughters... Read more»

Team challenge Posted on 12 Dec 2018 in the 1218 & Current Issue & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

A recent survey of lawn care and landscape professionals by Environmental Science, a business unit of Bayer Crop Science, revealed that lawn care operators (LCOs) are struggling with the same primary challenge as... Read more»

Editor’s Note: Next gen mindset Posted on 08 Nov 2018 in the 1118 & Current Issue & Editor's Note categories.

A spot on the local news gathered a few pieces of technology from decades past—a Sony Walkman, a pager, film, a floppy disc, an old TV “clicker”—and showed them to... Read more»

Greenworks unveils new battery-powered UTVs, zero-turn mowers Posted on 18 Oct 2018 in the Mowing+Landscape Maintenance categories.

Greenworks Commercial introduced new lithium-ion-powered zero-turn mowers and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. Expanding on its introduction of Lithium Z Zero-Turn Mowers this past summer, Greenworks Commercial... Read more»

Web Extra: Marty Grunder on building a board Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in the 1018 & LM Web Extras categories.

“If I had a popcorn stand on Courthouse Square, I would have a board,” said Marty Grunder, quoting one of his mentors, Clay Mathile, former CEO and owner of The... Read more»

Editor’s Note: Competitive spirit Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in the 1018 & Current Issue & Editor's Note categories.

The industry is being squeezed between lowballers and big national contractors,” a reader wrote to me recently. I have heard this dilemma before in several different forms. The question always... Read more»