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 WARNS DEMS’ $3.5 TRILLION PLAN COULD HARM MISS. DAIRIES, FARMS

HYDE-SMITH WARNS DEMS’ $3.5 TRILLION PLAN COULD HARM MISS. DAIRIES, FARMS

Ag. Subcommittee Reviews Challenges Facing Nations Dairies, Needed Reforms

091521 Ag Dairy Hearing
VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses Democratic Tax Threat to Family Farms.
VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses Hardships on Dairy Farms in Mississippi, Southeast.
VIDEO CLIP:  Tate County Dairy Farmer Mike Ferguson Testifies Before Senate Agriculture Panel.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today warned that the...

HYDE-SMITH:  ADDITIONAL MISS. LIVESTOCK, POULTRY PRODUCERS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR USDA CORONAVIRUS AID

HYDE-SMITH:  ADDITIONAL MISS. LIVESTOCK, POULTRY PRODUCERS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR USDA CORONAVIRUS AID

USDA Rule Expands CFAP 2 Payments to Livestock, Poultry Contract Producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today encouraged eligible agriculture producers in Mississippi to apply for U.S. Department of Agriculture assistance related to losses linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

The USDA recently published its...

MISS. SENATORS, COLLEAGUES RECOGNIZE AUGUST AS NATIONAL CATFISH MONTH 

MISS. SENATORS, COLLEAGUES RECOGNIZE AUGUST AS NATIONAL CATFISH MONTH 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), U.S. Senator Rafael Warnock (R-Ga.), and other Senate colleagues today praised Senate passage of their resolution to designate August 2021 as National Catfish Month.

The resolution recognizes the importance of catfish farmers and workers, and commends the contributions of the farm-raised catfish industry to the economy.  The resolution (S...

A Conversation With Fontaine On Restaurants, COVID Impact

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A Conversation With Fontaine On Restaurants, COVID Impact

Northside Sun

Pat Fontaine is the executive director of the Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association (MHRA). He has worked for the MHRA directly and indirectly since 2004 when he began as a loss...

U.S. Senate recognizes August as National Catfish Month

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U.S. Senate recognizes August as National Catfish Month

By Cianna Reeves
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJTV) – On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to designate August 2021 as National Catfish Month.

The resolution recognizes the importance of catfish farmers and workers, and...

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...