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 OPTIMISTIC MISS. AG PRODUCERS WILL BENEFIT FROM NEW ROUND OF USDA COVID-19 AID
USDA Making $14 Billion Available to Producers, Application Deadline Dec. 11
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today expressed optimism that Mississippi agriculture producers will benefit from the launch of a second round of U.S. Department of Agriculture aid for agricultural producers affected by market disruptions and losses because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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HYDE-SMITH SAYS BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN MUST HELP FARMERS, RANCHERS
USDA Agriculture, Conservation Programs ‘Could Come to a Screeching Halt’ if Congress Doesn’t Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today warned that key agriculture and conservation programs will “come to a screeching halt” on Oct. 1 if Congress fails to include a key provision in legislation to avoid a...
HYDE-SMITH SAYS NEW SENATE COVID-19 RELIEF BILL MEASURE BIPARTISAN SUPPORT
Targeted Relief Proposal Addresses Health, Education, Agriculture and Economic Needs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today called for bipartisan support for a new COVID-19 relief legislation that targets resources to the most critical health care, education, and economic issues facing Americans six months into a national emergency.
Hyde-Smith, who serves on Senate Appropriations Committee,...
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USDA Extends Free Meals For Kids Through December 31, 2020
SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend several flexibilities through as late as December 31, 2020....
Yazoo Backwater Pump Project: Could 2021 be the year? Hyde-Smith says it’s looking good!
By Andi Davis
June 15th was the deadline to submit initial public comments on a new review on the Yazoo Backwater Area Project, a long-awaited flood control protection measure in the Delta.
US Ag Net
Roberts Leads Letter to Urge School Meal Flexibility
Iowa Ag Connection - 08/18/2020
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Monday sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to urge the Department to continue...
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...