Green Industry Links

Leafsm10GOVERNMENT 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

Leafsm8LANDSCAPING 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

Leaflg4NURSERY - 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

Leafsm11PEST/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

Leafsm12QUARANTINES

Texas Quarantines
Diaprepes Quarantine

Sudden Oak Death
Arizona Glassy Winged Sharpshooter Quarantine
Fruit Fly Quarantine Info from USDA

APHIS
Canada
Quarantine summaries: all states

Leafsm2REGULATORY

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

Leafsm3RESEARCH

American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA)

Ellison Chair in International Floriculture

Southern Nursery Association Research Online
Horticultural Research Institute

Leaflg6SAFETY

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Risk Management Agency (RMA)

Texas Department of Transportation(TxDot)

Leafsm2STATE 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?

Leafsm10TAXATION

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)

Leaflg4TEXAS SUPERSTAR

Superstar Plant Varieties

Best of Texas Landscape Guide

Texas Superstar Brochure (available from TDA)

Leaflg5UNIVERSITIES

Eligible TNLA Scholarship Schools

TNLA Internship Companion Guide

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

Leaflg7WATER  RESOURCES

2011 Regional Water Plans (RWPs)

Alliance for Water Efficiency

ASLA Sustainable Landscape Project Examples

Be Water Wise

Drought Preparedness Package

EPA: Water Sense

ET Information

Industrial Wastewater and Storm Water Regulations

Landscape Irrigator Licensing

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

Leafsm8WEATHER

National Weather Service

Leaflg9EVEN MORE RESOURCES

Headline News

Stock Reports

Texas Legislature Online

Health

2012-13 State Budget

Texas Grades & Standards