Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack awarded $25 million in research funding for high-value bio-based products to four recipients January 11 The recipients include Kansas State University, which will receive $5.1 million for biofuels research; Ohio State University, which will receive $6.5 million for an anaerobic digestion project; Ceramatec, Inc., which will receive $6.5 million for a lignocellulosic biomass project; and the Agriculture Research Service, which will receive $6.8 million to develop on-the-farm technology for biofuel production.