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 COSPONSORS BILL TO ALLOW FISH FARMERS TO PROTECT PONDS FROM PREDATORY BIRDS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO ALLOW FISH FARMERS TO PROTECT PONDS FROM PREDATORY BIRDS

Double-Crested Cormorants Cost Miss. Catfish, Aquaculture Producers Millions Annually

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined Senators Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), and Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) in introducing legislation to increase the ability of catfish farmers and other aquaculture producers to cull predatory double-crested cormorant populations.

The Cor...

HYDE-SMITH NAMED TOP REPUBLICAN ON AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH NAMED TOP REPUBLICAN ON AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. today named U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) as the lead Republican of its Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Local Food Systems, and Food Safety and Security.

“I look forward to serving as the Ranking Member of this subcommittee as the Senate Agriculture Committee addresses the policies needed to strengthen the agricultural sector and...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE INCREASED U.S. RICE EXPORTS TO IRAQ 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE INCREASED U.S. RICE EXPORTS TO IRAQ 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues from other rice-producing states to encourage U.S. and Iraqi officials to take steps to increase U.S. rice exports to Iraq.

In separate letters to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Dr. Fareed Yasseen, the Iraq Ambassador to the United States, Senators from Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas,...

Hyde-Smith named top Republican on agriculture subcommittee

Vicksburg Post

Hyde-Smith named top Republican on agriculture subcommittee

By Staff Reports

WASHINGTON — The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. Monday named U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) as the lead Republican of its subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Local...

Should Mississippi spring forward and never again fall back?

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Should Mississippi spring forward and never again fall back?

By Luke Ramseth

JACKSON - Sunday could be the last time Mississippians change their clocks to spring forward or fall back if bipartisan proposals pending before Congress and the state Legislature...

Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

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

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...