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 LOOKS TO NEXT STEPS TO FACILITATE FOREST SERVICE OKHISSA LAKE LAND TRANSFER

HYDE-SMITH LOOKS TO NEXT STEPS TO FACILITATE FOREST SERVICE OKHISSA LAKE LAND TRANSFER
 
Senator Seeks Continued USDA, Forest Service Support for Southwest Miss. Rural Economic Development Project Authorized in 2018 Farm Bill

042221 Ag Confirmation Hearing
Video:  Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses Mississippi Issues at USDA Deputy Secretary Confirmation Hearing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today looked to ensure continued strong federal support for the next steps to facilitate the transfer of 150...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS GROWING CLIMATE SOLUTIONS ACT

HYDE-SMITH BACKS GROWING CLIMATE SOLUTIONS ACT
 
Bipartisan Legislation Would Promote Forest, Farm & Ranch Access to Carbon Credit Markets 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for bipartisan legislation intended to increase voluntary participation by private forest owners and agriculture producers in conservation efforts by improving access to carbon credit markets.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Growing Climate Solutions Act (S.1251)...

HYDE-SMITH CONFIDENT OF EPA COMMITMENT TO YAZOO PUMPS AS ‘ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE’ PROJECT

HYDE-SMITH CONFIDENT OF EPA COMMITMENT TO YAZOO PUMPS AS ‘ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE’ PROJECT

Senator Focuses on Miss. Delta Need at Appropriations Hearing on Administration’s Infrastructure Plans

042021 Infrastructure Hearing
VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Discusses Yazoo Pumps at Hearing.  (Pictured:  HUD Secretary Marsha Fudge, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, and Tennessee Senator Bill Hagerty.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today identified the uncompleted Yazoo Backwater Area pumps as “one of the most...

Braun, Stabenow Reintroduce Growing Climate Solutions Act

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Braun, Stabenow Reintroduce Growing Climate Solutions Act

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U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) reintroduced the bipartisan Growing Climate Solutions Act, which will break...