Minister's mart modernisation launch in Bandon

May 23rd, 2016 3:18 PM

By Southern Star Team

Pictured at the launch of the Mart Modernisation Scheme at Bandon Mart on Monday were - from left - Sean Coughlan, CEO of ICBF, with Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed, TD, who launched the scheme, and Sean O'Sullivan, CEO, Cork Marts. (Photo: Denis Boyle)

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A mart Modernisation Scheme to assist livestock marts in the purchase of new display screens was announced by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, in Bandon today.

The screens will provide real-time information on animals for sale, thus allowing farmers ringside in marts to view the ICBF star ratings for beef breeding stock and also EBIs for dairy stock.

Read more in this week’s Southern Star, in the shops on Thursday morning, May 26th.

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