Speaker

Jim Rhoades, DVM

Senior Professional Services Veterinarian, IDEXX

Dr. Rhoades is currently the Senior Professional Services Veterinarian for the cattle business at IDEXX Laboratories. Jim graduated from the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992 and the Executive Veterinary Program (EVP) for beef veterinarians from Kansas State University and the University of Illinois in 2018. He is a Missouri native and practiced veterinary medicine in Missouri, with a focus on farm animals. Professionally, his interests are in both prevention of disease and driving production practices that are sustainable and profitable for the cattle industry. In 1998 he joined the animal health industry and has been with IDEXX Laboratories since 2016. Jim and his wife Susan live on a cattle farm near Lebanon, Missouri.