U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative is soliciting FY20-21 pre-proposals

The U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative (USWBSI) is now soliciting research pre-proposals for fiscal year 2020-21. The FY20-21 Request for Project Pre-Proposals (RFP) application materials are posted on the USWBSI’s Website at

Proposed research should be based on the FY20-21 Program Descriptions and Research Priorities

The Action Plan outlines collaboration and communication, and rapid attainment of the Initiative’s mission: “To enhance food safety and supply by reducing the impact of Fusarium Head Blight (scab) on wheat and barley.”

If you are interested in submitting a pre-proposal, go to the USWBSI’s web page for the FY20-21 RFP and follow the step-by-step procedure that is outlined. Links to the USWBSI’s Action Plan, Research Area Program Descriptions and Research Priorities, a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document, and important dates/deadlines can all be found on this page.