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61st MWCA Annual Convention

January 9th, 2018

This year’s conference will be held in Great Falls, Montana at the Heritage Inn on January 9-11. The draft agenda can be found here. Registration will begin on November 1, 2017.  If you wish to make your hotel reservation, please contact the Heritage at 406-791-2794 and ask for the MWCA block.

 

MWCA Annual Conference Registration Form


Broadwater County looking for full time weed & mosquito coordinator

December 18th, 2017

Broadwater County (Townsend) is soliciting qualified applicants for a full time Weed & Mosquito Coordinator for Broadwater County.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture related field is preferred, but not required.  Applicants must also have or be able to acquire, possess and maintain a Montana Pesticide Dealer’s and Regulatory Pesticide Applicator’s License, A Mosquito Abatement License, and A Montana Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage Inspector’s License within six (6) months of employment.   Must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License and be physically fit to perform physical duties as they arise.  Applicant must be able to pass a background check.  Starting wage is $18.40-$20.70/hr. DOE. Position has great medical benefits, paid sick and vacation, and retirement benefits.  Applications and job description can be picked up in the Accounting Office of the Broadwater County Courthouse at 515 Broadway, Townsend MT  59644. Applications and job descriptions can also be obtained by sending a request to: mbeebe@co.broadwater.mt.us. All completed applications, electronic and regular, must be received in the Accounting Office by January 4, 2018 at 5:00 PM. A complete job announcement can be found here.


Lewis & Clark County (Helena) is looking for a weed coordinator

December 18th, 2017

Lewis & Clark County (Helena) is looking for a weed coordinator. The job announcement can be found here.


Help Us Fundraise

November 30th, 2017

You can help us fundraise this season. Learn more here.


Christmas Humor

November 30th, 2017

A little Christmas humor this season here.


Voting Ballots are due on December 22, 2017

November 30th, 2017

Voter packets will be mailed out by December 1st and for those with email addresses, the ballots will go out via email on December 1st as well.


2017 MWCA Fall Weed Manager Training

October 10th, 2017

Butte Copper King Inn
October 10 – 12, 2017

*** Block of rooms end September 10, 2017. Government rate is $94 a night. To reserve your room call 406-565-5001 – as for the MWCA Block ***

Early member registration @ $100                     At-the-door member registration @ $125
Early non-member registration @ $125               At-the-door non-member registration @ $145
Vendor registration @ $115 (Vendor registration includes an 8’ table)

Meals are included with registration, but if you are bringing a guest who is not registered for the event, they will have to pay extra for meals:
Extra lunch ticket for guest @ $20                         Extra dinner ticket for guest @ $30

REGISTER ONLINE NOW
Members please note you must login to your membership account to receive your member discounted rate.

REGISTRATION FORM

AGENDA


61st MWCA Annual Conference

October 10th, 2017

This year’s conference will be held in Great Falls, Montana at the Heritage Inn on January 9 – 11, 2018. Registration has begun. If you wish to make your hotel reservation, please contact the Heritage at 406-761-1900 and ask for the MWCA block.

Register online

Hard copy registration form

Agenda

2018 Conference presenters & descriptions

Real Colors Workshop description

Silent auction donation form


MWCA loses part-time staffer

October 10th, 2017

September 30, was the last day for our part time staff person Kaaren Robbins. Kaaren took a full-time position with Beartooth Electric and was no longer able to complete her duties with MWCA. We wish her the best of luck in her endeavors. The MWCA Board will be discussing options for staffing or contracted work at their next board meeting.


DowDuPont and Bayer once again key sponsors for the 61st Annual Conference

October 10th, 2017

A big thank you to Trent Brusseau with DowDuPont for sponsoring at the Platinum level, to Mike Bisciglia & Steve Saunders with Bayer Crop Science for sponsoring at the Gold level and to Fred Raish and Chuck Wilcox with Alligare for their Silver level sponsorship. Each of these sponsorships are appreciated beyond measure. We still have coffee break and education speaker sponsorships available. Please see the sponsor form for more information.