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Initiative 100

Coordination of the National Livestock Methane Program (B.CCH.61**)

The National Livestock Methane Program is helping livestock farmers to reduce methane emissions from their animals. It is funded by the Australian Government and the livestock industry.

Research undertaken by Meat & Livestock Australia

What are we doing?

This project involves coordinating and managing the National Livestock Methane Program (NLMP).  There are 16 projects in the NLMP with major research groups in Australia, who have expertise in the science of rumen biology and livestock management.  They are collaborating to develop practical on-farm options for reducing methane emissions from livestock while at the same time increasing productivity.

Timing:

July 2015

Who's helping: