Green Industry Links

Leafsm10 GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Alien Labor Certification

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)

Texas Legislature Online

Texas Water Development Board

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly INS)

GREEN INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

The Irrigation Association

Texas Ag Council

Leafsm8 LANDSCAPING PERMITS

Air Permits

Air Permits by Rule

Brush Disposal

Industrial Wastewater and Storm Water Regulations

Landscape Irrigator Licensing

Nursery/Floral Inspection Certificate

Outdoor Burning (PDF-1570Kb)

Pesticide Applicator

Petroleum Storage Tank Registration

Private Well or Public Water System

Underground Injection of "Gray Water"

Yard Waste Disposal

Leaflg4 NURSERY - GREENHOUSE - FLORIST

 Sustainable Small-Scale Nursery Production

Air Permits by Rule

Industrial Wastewater and Storm Water Regulations

Nursery/Floral Inspection Certificate

Organic Certification

Pesticide Applicator License

Petroleum Storage Tank Registration

Plant Waste Disposal

Private Well or Public Water System

Rose Grading

Leafsm11 PEST/DISEASE

Integrated Pest Management/IPM

Whitefly Management System

Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphornia citri Kuwayama

Cycad Aulacaspis Scale

Pink hibiscus mealybug in Texas

P. ramorum rule published

Leafsm12 QUARANTINES

Texas Quarantines

Diaprepes Quarantine

Arizona Glassy Winged Sharpshooter Quarantine

Fruit Fly Quarantine Info from USDA

APHIS

Canada

Quarantine summaries: all states

Leafsm2 REGULATORY

I-9 (Rev. 08/07/09) (English) PDF document, 447Kb

I-9 (Revisado en 08/07/09) (Spanish) PDF document, 443Kb

Handbook for Employers (Instructions for completing I-9 form)

Pesticide Applicators Licensing Regulations

Pesticide Applicator Training

Nursery-Floral Inspection Certificates

Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TCEQ)

Government Labor Wage required posters

Container Labeling Law [NOTE This publication says the law applies only to retailers. The law applies also to producers, but the producer can put the information on the invoice and does not need to label each container.]

H2-B Worker Petition Guidelines

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

Water Permits

Leafsm3 RESEARCH

American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA)

Ellison Chair in International Floriculture

Southern Nursery Association Research Online

Horticultural Research Institute

Leaflg6 SAFETY

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Risk Management Agency (RMA)

Texas Department of Transportation(TxDot)

Leafsm2 STATE AGENCIES

GO TEXAN

Texas Department of Agriculture

Texas Legislature Online

AgriLife Extension

Texas Comptroller

Texas Water Development Board

Texas Online

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

Texas Department of Transportation(TxDot)

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Who Represents Me?

Leafsm10 TAXATION

Landscape Contractor Texas Tax Requirements

Nursery Producer (See Sec.11.16.Farm Products. and Sec. 11.161 Implements of Husbandry)

Attorney General's Opinion re: nursery producers & ad valorem taxes

Texas Comptroller

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

Leaflg4 TEXAS SUPERSTAR

Superstar Plant Varieties

Best of Texas Landscape Guide

Texas Superstar Brochure

Leaflg5 UNIVERSITIES

Eligible TNLA Scholarship Schools

Houston Community College

Richland College

Stephen F. Austin University

Tarrant County Junior College

Texas A&M University 

Texas Agricultural Extension Service

Texas State University-San Marcos

Texas Tech University

Leaflg7 WATER  RESOURCES

Regional Water Plans (RWPs)

Alliance for Water Efficiency

ASLA Sustainable Landscape Project Examples

Be Water Wise

Drought Preparedness Council

EPA: Water Sense

ET Information

Industrial Wastewater and Storm Water Regulations

National Drought Mitigation Center

Private Well or Public Water System

Smart Water Application Technology

Smart Watering Tips

Texas Evapotranspiration Network

Texas Turf Irrigation Association

Texas WaterWise Council

Texas Water Development Board

Underground Injection of "Gray Water"

U.S. Drought Monitor

U.S. Drought Portal

Water IQ

Water Permits

Water Right

Water - Use it Wisely

 

Leaflg9 EVEN MORE RESOURCES

Texas Legislature Online

Texas Grades & Standards