The July Conference Call meeting was called or order by President, James Prchal. The minutes and agenda were approved by consent agenda. The nursery fee bill draft and pesticide bill draft are both in the process. They will be reviewed by the Economic Affairs Committee in August and will be presented to the Governor’s Office on September 15. Jyl reported on her trip to Cultivate 16 in Ohio. Membership renewals are strong. Plans are progressing for the Billings Golf Tournament and the Fall Tour in Missoula. The Red Lion Inn will be the host hotel for the tour. 9 Hole Golf Tournament will be held at Linda Vista golf course. Jyl and Jennifer are finalizing the details for the Plant Something gardening tip videos to be shot in Bozeman on September 8. Expo booths are almost sold out with only 8 remaining to be sold. Still need to fill three speaker slots. Andra Spurr will again assist with the Scholarship Silent Auction. The Chapter Meetings are going well in Billings.