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, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

Miss. Senators Recommended Greenville Native and Hyde-Smith Aide for Key USDA Agency in Mississippi

John Gordon Campbell
John Gordon Campbell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today welcomed the appointment of Greenville native John G. Campbell as the new State Director for USDA Rural Development in Mississippi.

The Mississippi Senators recommended Campbell,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATE CONFIRMATION OF CORY WILSON TO FIFTH CIRCUIT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATE CONFIRMATION OF CORY WILSON TO FIFTH CIRCUIT

Mississippi Judge is President Trump’s 200th Confirmed Appointment to the Federal Bench

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VIDEO:  Presiding over the Senate, Hyde-Smith Announces Judge Cory Wilson Confirmation Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today celebrated the confirmation of Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth...

HYDE-SMITH, AG PANEL CONSIDER BILL TO PROMOTE FARM & RANCH ACCESS TO CARBON CREDIT MARKETS

HYDE-SMITH, AG PANEL CONSIDER BILL TO PROMOTE FARM & RANCH ACCESS TO CARBON CREDIT MARKETS

062420 Ag Hearing Climate Solutions Bill
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Farm Bureau President on Increasing Access to Markets.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) with the Senate Agriculture Committee today explored how to best increase voluntary participation by farmers and ranchers in conservation efforts through broader access to carbon credit markets.

The committee conducted a hearing Wednesday on the Growing...

Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen

mHealth Intelligence

Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen
 
By Eric Wicklund

June 16, 2020 - Lawmakers are looking to extend telehealth into rural parts of America to improve access for people in need of mental health services.

A group of Senators last week introduced...

USDA food box program delivers 5m boxes

Feedstuffs

USDA food box program delivers 5m boxes

First round of $1 billion in Farmers to Families Food Box Program funding ends June 30, with some contracts extended starting June 15.

Bu Jacqui Fatka

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program has distributed more...

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...