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 COSPONSORS BILL TO ALLOW FISH FARMERS TO PROTECT PONDS FROM PREDATORY BIRDS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO ALLOW FISH FARMERS TO PROTECT PONDS FROM PREDATORY BIRDS

Double-Crested Cormorants Cost Miss. Catfish, Aquaculture Producers Millions Annually

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined Senators Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), and Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) in introducing legislation to increase the ability of catfish farmers and other aquaculture producers to cull predatory double-crested cormorant populations.

The Cor...

HYDE-SMITH NAMED TOP REPUBLICAN ON AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH NAMED TOP REPUBLICAN ON AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. today named U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) as the lead Republican of its Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Local Food Systems, and Food Safety and Security.

“I look forward to serving as the Ranking Member of this subcommittee as the Senate Agriculture Committee addresses the policies needed to strengthen the agricultural sector and...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE INCREASED U.S. RICE EXPORTS TO IRAQ 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE INCREASED U.S. RICE EXPORTS TO IRAQ 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues from other rice-producing states to encourage U.S. and Iraqi officials to take steps to increase U.S. rice exports to Iraq.

In separate letters to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Dr. Fareed Yasseen, the Iraq Ambassador to the United States, Senators from Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas,...

Cattle Producers Asked, the USCA Set Forth to Deliver

Drovers

Cattle Producers Asked, the USCA Set Forth to Deliver

By Dr. Brooke Miller - National Cattlemen's Association

The following are the opinions of Dr. Brooke Miller, president of the United States Cattlemen's Association.

When I chose to serve as president of the United States Cattlemen’s...

Red Land Cotton Bringing 40 Jobs To Tylertown With New Sewing Operations

Scott County Times

Red Land Cotton Bringing 40 Jobs To Tylertown With New Sewing Operations

By Press Release - Mississippi Development Authority

Cotton producer Red Land Cotton, manufacturer of high-end linens, has located sewing operations in Tylertown to support an increased demand for the company...

US Senate considers legislation to protect catfish against predators

Brookhaven Daily Leader

US Senate considers legislation to protect catfish against predators

By Daily Leader Staff

Legislation was introduced Thursday in the United States Senate to increase the ability of catfish farmers and other aquaculture producers to cull predatory double-crested cormorant...