Ruston opens Hort Connections with big “congrats” | PHOTOS

Ashley Walmsley
By Ashley Walmsley
Updated June 19 2018 - 12:01am, first published June 18 2018 - 6:00pm

ASSISTANT Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, has congratulated the horticulture industry for its unity and encouraged more of the same in her opening of Hort Connections 2018 in Brisbane last night.

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Ashley Walmsley

Ashley Walmsley

Editor, Good Fruit & Vegetables

For more than a decade, Ashley Walmsley has written about Australian agriculture. Having grown up on his parents smallcrops, cane and cattle property in Queensland, but clearly unable to grow anything himself, it was a natural progression for him to pursue a career writing about rural industries. He is currently the editor of Fairfax Media’s only national, fresh produce magazine, Good Fruit & Vegetables, while also covering horticulture stories for the agricultural papers and websites. When not writing about vegetables, fruits and nuts, Ashley enjoys playing and discussing video games from a simpler time, and doing impersonations of ABC radio presenters.

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