President Caroline Wallace called the phone conference call to order . The minutes and financials were approved separately. Layla Dunlap with the Montana Dept of Ag Report sent written report with an update on nursery license payments, Japanese Beetle Trapping and Inspections. Jyl reported that the EXPO booths are starting to fill up, most speaker spots have been filled, ICPI course is being offered and Hunter is doing an irrigation class. Kristi updated the board on Scholarship Short Course Study grants and proposed guidelines for amounts of rebates per person and company. Steve informed the board of the progress on the Fall Leaflet. The 2020 fall tour is scheduled to take place in the Kalispell area, Jyl will contact MNLA members in that area to serve on the committee.