William Treese Sr., Vincennes, a Cooperative Extension Service crop specialist and agronomy teacher at Vincennes University, was cited for his service to southwestern Indiana farmers and Vincennes University agriculture students. As the university, he teaches crop production and soil science, and advises over 1—students. As an extension agronomist, he advises farmers, extension agents and agribusiness men on general field and horticulture crop production. Treese earned B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in agricultural education at the University of Missouri. He taught vocational agriculture in high schools, and agronomy at Northwest Missouri State University, Marysville, before joining the Purdue faculty in 1975.