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Methane Emissions Reduction in Livestock grants program

The Methane Emissions Reduction in Livestock (MERIL) grants program is funding trials for new livestock feed technologies.

The trials are to see the extent that new feed technologies can:

  • reduce methane emissions from livestock
  • increase herd productivity.

The MERiL program is part of the $95.4 million King Review Technology Co-Investment Fund.

The Low Emissions Technology Statement 2020 identified livestock feeds as an emerging technology. It stated that feed technologies can support the global transition to lower emissions.


Co-operatives and entities incorporated in Australia are eligible to apply.

Read more about eligibility requirements and how to apply on


Applications are open until 5 pm 6 July 2021 AEST.

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Last updated: 4 June 2021

Content ID: 69619