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 INTRODUCE BILL TO MANDATE E-VERIFY FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE BILL TO MANDATE E-VERIFY FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

Requiring E-Verify of All Employers Would Help Put American Workers First 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) in reintroducing legislation to help businesses comply with immigration laws by certifying the legal status of their workforce.

The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act would permanently authorize and expand the E-Verify...

MISS. SENATORS AGAINST MEXICO’S PROPOSED BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CORN 

MISS. SENATORS AGAINST MEXICO’S PROPOSED BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CORN 

Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Colleagues Tell Administration Ban Would be a “Breach of USMCA” 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined a bipartisan letter to Biden administration officials to express their growing concern over Mexico’s efforts to ban U.S. genetically engineered corn.

The Mississippi Senators are among 26 who signed a letter to United States Trade...

Senators Opposed to Mexico's Proposed Ban on GE Corn

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Senators Opposed to Mexico's Proposed Ban on GE Corn
 
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U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) led a bipartisan letter with 24 of their Senate colleagues to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) expressing...

Hyde-Smith turns attention to lack of large animal vets

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Hyde-Smith turns attention to lack of large animal vets

By Jake Davis

Veterinarians for large farm animals are in short supply.

Across the nation, fewer and fewer veterinary students choose to pursue careers as large animals veterinarians each year, leading to a massive shortage of...