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 ADVOCATES YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS AS PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR
Senator Encourages More Mississippians to Comment by Nov. 30 Deadline
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today released her public comments in favor of the Yazoo Backwater Area pumps and encouraged more Mississippians to do likewise before a Nov. 30 deadline hits next week.
Hyde-Smith issued a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to register her support for a new Draft Supplemental...
HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE
Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.
Hyde-Smith said the...
HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS MANUFACTURER’S EXPANSION AS SIGN OF FUTURE GRENADA COUNTY GROWTH
At Advanced Distributor Products Ribbon Cutting, Senator Links Business Growth with Benefits of USDA Rural Development Grant Programs
GRENADA, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted the benefits of federal rural development programs as part of a greater effort to improve economic development in areas like Grenada County,...
Delta Farm Press
The Delta Council Meeting asks for support in the effort to build the pumps
At the 2020 virtual Delta Council Meeting on Nov. 12, the Delta Council asked pump supporters to submit positive comments to help the Yazoo Backwater Project move forward.
By Alaina Dismukes
USDA awarding grants to help rural Mississippi communities
By WDAM Staff
MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - Two Pine Belt communities will receive part of $9.3 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development program to fund community improvement projects.
Army Corps’ action moves Yazoo Pump Project forward
By Steven Gagliano
Today represents an important step in the process towards the completion of the Yazoo Pump Project https://newsms.fm/epa-reviewing-2008-veto-of-yazoo-pump-project/ in the Mississippi Delta.
The U.S. Army Corps...
Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)
Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...
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...