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2023 NFHB Forum











Building on Valuable Connections, 2023 NFHB Forum heads to Cincinnati, Ohio

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza | December 3-5, 2023

Make plans to join with more than 200 attendees to gain insights from scientific presentations and poster sessions on the latest research on Fusarium Head Blight (scab) and deoxynivalenol (DON). 


Program Schedule  2023 NFHB Forum Program
  Check out the 2023 NFHB Forum general schedule to make plans.


travel  Hotel & Travel
  Book your hotel reservations and learn more about Cincinnati, Ohio. 


register  Registration
  Registration rates/policies and a link to register for the NFHB Forum.


Upload  Abstract Submissions
  The submission process will open in September (with deadline early November), guidelines are available for reference.


Looking forward to seeing everyone at the 2023 NFHB Forum!

Follow @USWBSI on Twitter or LinkedIn for quick reminders and updates. For posts about the NFHB Forum use the hashtag #nfhbforum23.

Special Thanks to the 2023 NFHB Forum Sponsors!

The NFHB Forum is made possible through funding and generous contributions from:

2023 NFHB Forum Funding Agency


2023 NFHB Forum Dinner Sponsor 

BASF  Bayer

2023 NFHB Forum Poster Award Sponsor


2023 NFHB Forum Reception Sponsors

AMBA BostonBeer   Sierra  AB

2023 NFHB Forum General Support Sponsors
  NDWC     OCW

Interested in being a sponsor? View 2023 NFHB Forum Sponsorship Opportunities or contact


USWBSI 2023 Forum Organizing Committee (FOC)


Alyssa Collins, The Pennsylvania State University and Esten Mason, Colorado State University


FHB Management

Alyssa Koehler, University of Delaware

Kelsey Anderson Onofre, Kansas State University

Food Safety & Toxicology

Jiajia Rao, North Dakota State University

Dave Kendra, Cibus

Gene Discovery and Engineering Resistance

Nidhi Rawat, University of Maryland

Matt Helm, USDA-ARS

Pathogen Biology and Genetics

Imane Laraba, Agriculture and AgriFood Canada

Hye-Seon Kim, USDA-ARS

Variety Development and Host Resistance

Shengming Yang, USDA-ARS

Jason Fiedler, USDA-ARS


The NFHB Forum is organized and hosted by the U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative (USWBSI).

Contact the USWBSI NFO at or call 517.290.5023