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Information / Resources (Governmental)

US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Census of Horticultural Specialties

US Depart of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES)

  • Find Extension Offices in your state and county

US Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS)

US Department of Labor (US DOL)

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
  • Personnel Regulations, Wage and Hour Division
  • Small Business Handbook, Laws Regulations and Technical Assistance Services
  • Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (SBREFA)

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

  • List of Current Patents and Trademarks
  • Application for Patents and Trademarks

US Fish and Wildlife (USF&W)

  • Endangered Plant Regulations
  • Cites Permits

US Department of Customs

Customs tariffs on plants at

Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rhodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • The Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides - How to Comply

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  • Civil Rights Act (CRA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

US Dept of Justice

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Internal Revenue Service, (IRS)

  • Independent Contractor or Employee Publication

Invasive Species Council

  • Invasive Specials Rules and Regulations

Social Security Administration

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