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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.

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Campanella: TruGreen buying Lawn Dawg is ‘bittersweet’ Posted on 27 Sep 2017 in the Today's Green Industry News & Turf+Ornamental Care & Uncategorized categories.

TruGreen acquired Nashua, N.H.-based Lawn Dawg last week. Terms were not disclosed for the transaction that Lawn Dawg President Jim Campanella called “bittersweet.” Lawn Dawg adds about 26,000 customers and... Read more»

Amvac acquires OHP Posted on 25 Sep 2017 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

American Vanguard Corp.’s wholly owned subsidiary Amvac Chemical Corp. will acquire OHP, a supplier of pesticides for the greenhouse and nursery markets. Terms of the deal, which is expected to... Read more»

Pro Lawn-Plus/All Seasons Pest acquired by Bug Out Service Posted on 20 Sep 2017 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Bug Out Service, a brand of Environmental Pest Service, has acquired Jacksonville-based Pro Lawn-Plus/All Seasons Pest Control. The merger expands Bug Out’s presence in this market and adds... Read more»

Editor’s Note: Good form Posted on 20 Sep 2017 in the 0917 & Editor's Note categories.

Want to make all your managers self-conscious at one time? Talk to them about business etiquette at a company meeting. That’s what our CEO did last month at our annual... Read more»

Handbook Q&A: Chris + Sarah Coleman Posted on 20 Sep 2017 in the 0917 & Cover story categories.

Chris + Sarah Coleman Four Seasons Nursery & Landscape Services Bel Air, Md. LM: What’s your approach to an employee handbook? SC: The handbook was one of the first things... Read more»

Handbook Q&A: Jay Long Posted on 20 Sep 2017 in the 0917 & Cover story categories.

Jay Long Vice president of human resources, Ruppert Landscape Laytonsville, Md. LM: What’s your approach to handbooks? JL: Developing our policies and procedures and getting them down in an official... Read more»