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 ENCOURAGES MISS. AG PRODUCERS TO ACCESS NEW USDA RELIEF PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGES MISS. AG PRODUCERS TO ACCESS NEW USDA RELIEF PROGRAM

Miss. Senator Says State’s Commodity & Specialty Crop Producers Could Receive an Estimated $80 Million for Losses in 2020-2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged commodity and specialty crop producers in Mississippi to learn more about a new U.S. Department of Agriculture emergency relief program for losses incurred in 2020 and 2021.

The USDA on Monday announced it established a...

HYDE-SMITH LOOKS TO FUNDING NEEDS FOR USDA WATERSHED, FLOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH LOOKS TO FUNDING NEEDS FOR USDA WATERSHED, FLOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM

Ag. Secretary Assures FY22 Watershed Funding Secured by Hyde-Smith Will Help Address Damages Caused By June 2021 Excessive Rain Event

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Reviews Outlook for NRSC Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Program.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today looked to determine a sufficient level of funding for a U.S. Department of Agriculture program that assists...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO FWS:  RESIST PRESSURE TO BAN LEAD AMMO & TACKLE ON PUBLIC LANDS 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO FWS:  RESIST PRESSURE TO BAN LEAD AMMO & TACKLE ON PUBLIC LANDS 

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Side with Sportsmen in Letter to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today signed a letter encouraging U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Martha Williams not to cave in to activists’ calls to restrict the use of lead ammo and tackle on public lands.

The letter, led by U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R...

Vilsack: USDA wasn't consulted by DOJ in Roundup case

Agri-Pulse

Vilsack: USDA wasn't consulted by DOJ in Roundup case

By Philip Brasher

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told senators Thursday the Justice Department didn’t consult USDA before taking sides in a lawsuit involving Roundup herbicide, which Vilsack affirmed is critical for maintaining U.S....

Hyde-Smith challenges EPA Administrator on Yazoo Backwater Pumps

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Hyde-Smith challenges EPA Administrator on Yazoo Backwater Pumps

Vicksburg Pumps Photo

By Staff Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday said a “quick resolution” is needed to revive the Yazoo Backwater Area flood control pump project that the Environmental...

Senators Urge FWS to Not Ban Lead Ammo and Tackle

Missouri Ag Connection

Senators Urge FWS to Not Ban Lead Ammo and Tackle

Missouri Ag Connection

North Dakota U.S. Senator John Hoeven this week joined Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.) in urging director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Martha Williams not to restrict the use of lead ammo and...