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 BACKS BILL TO MITIGATE DANGERS POSED BY TREE SPIKING

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO MITIGATE DANGERS POSED BY TREE SPIKING

Bill Intended to Help Protect Firefighters, Loggers & Sawmill Workers from Eco-Terrorist Tree Spikes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced she is cosponsoring the Tree Spiking Mitigation Act, a measure to protect firefighters, loggers, and sawmill workers against dangers posed by trees spiked by eco-terrorists.

The tree spiking involves hammering a metal or ceramic rod into tree trunks in order...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO UPHOLD NAVIGABLE WATERS PROTECTION RULE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO UPHOLD NAVIGABLE WATERS PROTECTION RULE

Senators Advocate for Clear Federal Regulation for Farmers, Small Business Owners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined Republican members of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee in introducing legislation (S.2567) to codify the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR), which has provided clarity for farmers and businesses overly...

HYDE-SMITH ASSERTS PAST ECO-TERRORISM LINKS, LACK OF VERACITY SHOULD DISQUALIFY BLM NOMINEE

HYDE-SMITH ASSERTS PAST ECO-TERRORISM LINKS, LACK OF VERACITY SHOULD DISQUALIFY BLM NOMINEE

Senator Critical of Senate Dems Move to Confirm Tracy Stone-Manning Despite Ongoing Controversies, Unanswered Questions

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Delivers Remarks on Controversial BLM Nominee.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Senate Democrats moved to confirm President Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today argued Tracy Stone-Manning’s...

Proposed legislation to limit use of ‘Product of USA’ label

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Proposed legislation to limit use of ‘Product of USA’ label

By Erica Shaffer

WASHINGTON – US Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are backing a law that would limit the “Product of USA” label to beef sourced from cattle that are born, raised and slaughtered in...

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Stop California's Prop 12

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GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Stop California's Prop 12

By Jerry Hagstrom
 
The National Pork Producers Council has been pushing back against California's law prohibiting the sale of food products from confined animals. Some Republican senators have introduced a bill trying to...

Senate Committee Approves $20.7 Million to Advance Yazoo Pumps

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Senate Committee Approves $20.7 Million to Advance Yazoo Pumps

Upper Yazoo Projects, Delta Headwaters also see Increase

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced committee passage of an appropriations measure that includes funding to support flood control and water infrastructure...