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2022 NFHB Forum











Beneficial Interactions and the Latest FHB Science Shared in Person in Tampa, Florida!

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay | December 4-6, 2022

More than 200 attendees reconnected at the 2022 NFHB Forum to gain insights from scientific presentations and poster sessions on the latest research on Fusarium Head Blight (scab) and deoxynivalenol (DON). Check out some of the photos that were captured onsite and the Fusarium Focus newsletter highlight article featuring speakers, attendees, poster sessions, and more.... The 2022 National FHB Forum Proceedings are also now posted.

Program Schedule  2022 NFHB Forum Program
  Check out the the 2022 NFHB Forum program, links to the Abstract Viewing page and the Opening Session recordings. You'll also be able to access the Proceedings of the 2022 National FHB Forum.


travel  Hotel & Travel
  Book your hotel reservations and learn more about Tampa Bay. Reservation with group rate now CLOSED.


register  Registration
  Review registration rates/policies and register for the NFHB Forum! Registration is now CLOSED.

Upload  Abstract Submissions
  The submission process is now CLOSED.


It was great to see you all in person at the 2022 NFHB Forum!

Follow @USWBSI on Twitter or LinkedIn for quick reminders and updates. For posts about the NFHB Forum use the hashtag #nfhbforum22.

Special Thanks to the 2022 NFHB Forum Sponsors!

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

2022 NFHB Forum Funding Agency


2022 NFHB Forum Dinner Sponsor 

BASF  Bayer

2022 NFHB Forum Poster Award Sponsor


2022 NFHB Forum Reception Sponsors

AMBA  BostonBeer ABSierra  MolsonCoors

2022 NFHB Forum General Support Sponsors

Interested in being a sponsor? View 2022 NFHB Forum Sponsorship Opportunities or contact


USWBSI 2022 Forum Organizing Committee (FOC)


Carl Schwinke, Siemer Milling Co. and Alyssa Collins, The Pennsylvania State University


FHB Management

Ce Yang, University of Minnesota

Alyssa Koehler, University of Delaware

Food Safety & Toxicology

Jiajia Rao, North Dakota State University

Xiang Yin, Rahr Malting Corp.

Gene Discovery and Engineering Resistance

Guihua Bai, USDA-ARS

Nidhi Rawat, University of Maryland

Pathogen Biology and Genetics

Peter Oppenheimer, North Carolina State University

Imane Laraba, USDA-ARS

Variety Development and Host Resistance

Nicholas Santantonio, Virginia Tech

Shengming Yang, 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