Through the Years Together
Our Homestead Story, Part 2
Through the Years Together is a continuation of the Castleberry family’s Our Homestead Story. The children are growing up! New animals have arrived at the farm. Numerous new experiences have become part of their home life. This true story tells about our lessons with goats, bees, making hay, tractors, fencing, caring for the cows, remodeling the old farmhouse, as well as many anecdotes about everyday life with 8 active children!
Let the Castleberry family share with you how the Lord led their family and blessed them in His love and faithfulness — you will be immensely blessed in the reading.
About the Authors
Steve & Susie Castleberry are the parents of eight children and manage a farm in Wisconsin. They are the co-authors of 15 books.
Dr. Steve Castleberry, a professor in the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Marketing Department, was appointed the .Faculty Athletic Representative at UMD in July 2014.
Castleberry, who oversees UMD’s marketing and graphic design major, joined the Labovitz School of Business and Economics faculty in 1992 and among the classes he currently teaches is Sports Marketing, which he helped create. Over the past several years he has worked closely with Bulldog athletics, providing support with an extensive sports marketing internship program and also lending his expertise in the areas of sponsorships, event management and fan experiences.
Prior to his arrival at UMD, he held positions at Northern Illinois University (UARCO Professor of Sales and Marketing endowed chair) and the University of Georgia.
Castleberry has published forty-four refereed journal articles in national publications including Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, Journal of Business to Business Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, and others. He is the co-author of the best-selling textbook entitled Selling: Building Partnerships, now in its ninth edition. He also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Business Research (he was marketing editor of this journal) and the Journal of Selling and Major Account Management. Castleberry has also done consulting work for international as well as regional businesses and appeared in eight segments of a PBS special on personal selling called The Sales Connection. His current areas of research include informal organization of sales teams, sales training, salesperson listening, and business ethics.
Among the honors that have been bestowed on Castleberry are the Horace T. Morse Distinguished Teaching Award, Hormel Meritorious Teaching Award, Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year Award, Ideal Industries Excellence in Teaching Award, Merrell Dow Outstanding Teacher of the Year, NCR Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Undergraduate Program, UMD Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award and the LSBE Faculty Service Award. He and his wife, Susie, have eight children and reside in Poplar, Wisconsin.