Senator Hyde-Smith, a cattle farmer and the former Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, understands the importance of the state’s $7.5 billion agricultural and forestry industries. As a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Senator will work on legislation, programs, and policies to allow agriculture and related industries to grow in Mississippi and the nation.
The Senator’s record includes protecting private property rights against eminent domain abuses, helping to open foreign markets for Mississippi agricultural products, and supporting country-of-origin labeling.
HYDE-SMITH PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER
Senate Ag Committee Hearing Assesses Implementation of 2018 Farm Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, is seeking assurances that the U.S. Forest Service will act in a timely manner to complete environmental reviews needed to transfer lands to the Scenic Rivers Development...
HYDE-SMITH: USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced more than $4.13 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure projects in Lamar and Copiah Counties.
The two loan-grant awards to the Progress Community Water Association in Purvis and the Copiah Water Association, Inc. in...
MISS. LAWMAKERS COMMEND FEDERAL FISHERIES DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MISSISSIPPI
Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Palazzo Also Fighting for Reforms to Expedite Relief
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today commended U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for approving a federal fishery disaster declaration for Mississippi.
The legislators had previously encouraged Secretary Ross to approve Governor Phil...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute
By Michaela Gibson Morris
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Three Northeast Mississippians have been chosen to join the first Appalachian Leadership Institute.
The Appalachian Regional Commission selected...
Southeast Ag Radio Network
Senator David Perdue Leads Effort to Lower Indian Pecan Tariffs
Southeast Ag Radio Network
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Office of Sen. David Perdue-Sept. 23, 2019) – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and 11 senators on Friday sent a...
US Ag Net
Senators: House Should Ensure Farm Payments Not Delayed
Kentucky Ag Connection
Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Tuesday led Republican members of the Senate Appropriations Committee in pressing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House...
TRIBUTE TO WOODS EASTLAND
Congressional Record (Senate – March 23, 2019)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend Woods Eastland of Indianola, MS, for his service and contributions while serving as the 83rd president of Delta Council.
Founded in 1935, Delta Council is a widely...