Suat Irmak, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Suat Irmak

Dr. Suat Irmak is the Harold W. Eberhard Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at he University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Irmak researches soil and water conservation, irrigation engineering, crop water productivity, evapotranspiration, and the impacts of climate and cover cropping systems on water resources, agricultural productivity, soil quality, surface energy balance and water balance.

Dr. Irmak received his BE and MS in Agricultural Structures and Irrigation Engineering from the University of Cukurova-Adana-Turkey. He earned his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from the University of Florida.

239 L.W. Chase Hall
Lincoln: East Campus
(402) 472-4865

Rick Rasby, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Dr. Rick Rasby joined the University of Nebraska in 1986 as Extension Beef Specialist with primary responsibilities in cow/calf management, reproduction, and nutrition He received a B.S. from UNL and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. Since arriving in Nebraska, his extension programs have focused on economical feeding programs incorporating forages for beef cows and the evaluation of reproductive performance of the cow herd.  He has been instrumental in development of the beef website   His research has focused on characterizing the performance and economics of cow/calf production systems, and more recently he has studied the use of grain by-products as supplements for cows and their use in heifer development diets.

Associate Dean of Extension
Professor and Beef Specialist
211 Ag Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0908
(402) 472-6477
(402) 472-6362 Fax