David Jacobsen, AFM
Farm Manager

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Licensed Real Estate Broker in Iowa, Hertz Farm Management, Inc.

Contact Information

  •  1101 13th St. N, Suite 2
     P.O. Box 503
     Humboldt, IA 50548

"We provide our clients with the most experienced, hard-working and dedicated staff in the agriculture industry."


David has been with Hertz Farm Management since graduating with distinction from Iowa State University in 1977.  He has managed, sold, and acquired farm properties for his landowner clients throughout the years.  David started working in the Nevada office where he managed farms in Central Iowa.  In 1982, David moved to Humboldt, Iowa to establish and develop a new Hertz branch office location.  He continues to work out of the Humboldt office, providing service to landowner clients in North Central Iowa.  

He is an Accredited Farm Manager with the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), where he continues to attend farm management courses and seminars.  

David’s background in production agriculture began by growing up on a North Central Iowa grain and livestock farm.  David owns farmland in Franklin and Wright counties in Iowa, and also manages the family grain farming operation.  He is married with two daughters.  


B.S. Animal Science/Agriculture Economics, Iowa State University


Accredited Farm Manager, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers