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, COLLEAGUES SEEK EPA APPEAL OF DICAMBA COURT DECISION

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES SEEK EPA APPEAL OF DICAMBA COURT DECISION

With Planting Imminent in Southern States, Senators Also Seek Expanded Existing Stock Order on Widely-Used Herbicide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 20 Senators asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect farmers from losing certain dicamba-based crop protection tools used by cotton and soybean producers by appealing a recent adverse court decision.

Hyde-Smith, a member of the...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $581,000 TO TACKLE DESTRUCTIVE PLANT PESTS IN MISS.

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $581,000 TO TACKLE DESTRUCTIVE PLANT PESTS IN MISS.

USDA Plant Protection Act Funds Will Support MSU, Miss. Dept. of Agriculture Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will direct more than $581,000 to Mississippi in support of projects to combat pests and diseases that threaten the state’s agricultural foundation.

The USDA Plant Protection Act Section 7721 funding will support...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS DISASTER REFORESTATION ACT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS DISASTER REFORESTATION ACT

Bipartisan Measure Would Help Forest Landowners Recover After Natural Disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is supporting legislation to fix the federal tax code that unintentionally penalizes forest landowners who lose timber due to natural disasters.

Hyde-Smith has cosponsored the Disaster Reforestation Act (S.217), a bipartisan bill that would allow forest landowners to deduct the full value of timber destroyed...

Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act Moves to Senate

Ohio Ag Connection

Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act Moves to Senate

Ohio Ag Connection

Senate bill S. 1957, Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act, gained two more cosponsors from Ohio and Kansas, totaling 13 sponsors to-date.

The identical bill authored by House Ag Chairman G.T. Thompson passed the U.S...

TRIBUTE TO WADE LITTON

TRIBUTE TO WADE LITTON

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 84
(Senate - May 18, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend Mr. 
Wade Litton of Greenwood, MS, for his service and contributions to the 
State of Mississippi while serving as the 87th president of Delta 
Council...

INFLATION

INFLATION

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 21
(Senate - February 1, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, in less than a week, President 
Biden will deliver his State of the Union Address to the Nation. In the 
buildup to that speech, we are already seeing the President and his 
administ...