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James BloomstrandBoard Member

James “Jim” Bloomstrand has been a member of the Cook County Farm Bureau® Board of Directors since 2013.  Bloomstrand is the Chair of the Member Relations Team, a past member of the Agriculture Literacy Team, and an Ag in the Classroom presenter.  Bloomstrand received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering prior to working for the Allis-Chalmers Tractor Division.  Bloomstrand also operated the family’s corn and soybean farm.  Bloomstrand is a graduate of the Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow program and has been inducted into the National Farm Toy Hall of Fame.  Bloomstrand resides in Hoffman Estates and have an adult child.