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

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.

President Trump and...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN MUST HELP FARMERS, RANCHERS

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

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Fights for Ag Programs as Congress Tries to Avoid Shutdown.

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 MEASURE DESERVES BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

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,...

USDA Extends Free Meals For Kids Through December 31, 2020

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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....

Roberts Leads Letter to Urge School Meal Flexibility

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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

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...