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Harbaugh named Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Winner

June 15, 2023 Star Award

Jacob Harbaugh of the Clintonville FFA is the Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Winner.

Jacob’s involvement in the dairy industry allowed him to see the need for fitters and the opportunities that it would bring to him. Because of this, Jacob decided to start his own business, Harbaugh Hair. With his business, Jacob is able to provide custom services to meet his client’s needs for fitting and grooming. Throughout the year, Jacob fits for cattle sales, fairs, shows and barn clippings. Jacob’s skills in blending toplines and belly hairs allows him to highlight strong breed characteristics in each cattle. Jacob’s financial management of his business allows him to make informed decisions on whether ventures will be profitable. Jacob has been able to expand his business to now have 25 clients in which he provides services to. 

Starting in September, Jacob will be attending the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities to gain a degree in Animal Science while minoring in Agricultural Business. 

Jacob’s parents are Lynn and Sara Harbaugh. His advisor is Dani Angotti.

Additional Placings:   2nd Place-Ella Woodworth, Shullsburg FFA


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