Ashley was raised on a grain farm in east central Saskatchewan near Jedburgh, SK. Ashley attended Olds College obtaining a Land & Water Resources Diploma and continued on to the University of Lethbridge to obtain her bachelor’s degree in science (Environmental Science Major). Ashley worked as a canola seed production agronomist for a couple years with Monsanto Canada in the Lethbridge area following graduation. Ashley continued her career as a retail agronomist with Richardson Pioneer Ltd. south of Regina for 5 years and then with Crop Pro consulting in Southern Saskatchewan as a Maps Agronomy Specialist for 3 years. Currently Ashley resides near Pangman, SK on a grain farm with her husband and daughter and is an agronomy consultant with Kessler Ag Ventures South of Regina.