Rdekin grower wins business award
K I N c a n e g r o w e r ne has won a $ 5000 development award nition of his vision,
focus, and business p skills. ceived the award in fter graduating from k’s prestigious e development week.
Mr Lyne said that before doing the program he believed the only way to increase farm profitability was to attract good prices for his cane, hence success always hinged on the mercy of the market.
“We undertook some RRY woman Katie Scott n her Akubra into the ring at the Miss Rodeo Australia - year- old is representing the rry Muster Festival, becomvent’s first entrant in more ears. history’s anything to go by, ith a good chance. The last erry Muster entrant, Kylie
this significant benchmarking activities while on the first module of the program and I had a light- bulb moment where I realised that the most important thing was to identify what it is in your business that gives you the best returns – and work out what is holding you back.
“I came home and began Ferguson ( formerly McIntyre), took out the national rodeo crown in 1992.
Horsemanship is a requirement of all rodeo quest entrants and Katie has got that part of it tied up; she’s been competing in barrel racing events all around Queensland since she was 10 years old.
The Ernest Henry Mining Curry Merry Muster Festival kicks off in Cloncurry tomorrow and runs till developing a model that worked on improving year- onyear and looking at our business analytically. We basically threw out the dogs and began fattening the ‘ cash cows’,” he said.
Rabobank’s program is for rural entrepreneurs in Australia and New Zealand. Sunday. The line- up includes a street parade tomorrow, bush poets breakfast on Friday morning and live entertainment on Friday night.
Rodeo events start at noon on Friday and run through until Sunday.
Katie will be competing in the ladies barrel race tomorrow, and will be fundraising for the Miss Rodeo Australia quest throughout the weekend.
HEAD: Katie Scott is the Curry Merry Muster Festival entrant in the Miss Rodeo Australia quest.
Chris Lyne ( left) with Rabobank’s Thos Gieskes.