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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 an active member 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 and also operated the family’s corn and soybean farm.  In 2017, Bloomstrand was inducted into the National Farm Toy Hall of Fame.  Bloomstrand and his wife, Kathy, reside in Hoffman Estates and have an adult son.