Opinion

Farmers achieve Olympic feats without the attention... and sponsorship | EDITORIAL

Ashley Walmsley
By Ashley Walmsley
August 31 2021 - 6:00pm
ACHIEVER: Farmers, like athletes, share similar traits in terms of work ethic, dedication and attention to detail, yet those on the land rarely receive as much adoration. Photo: Shutterstock

EDITORIAL

SINCE the last editorial, the Olympic Games have been and gone.

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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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