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, COTTON & SCOTT INTRODUCE BILL TO BAN CHINESE SEAFOOD IMPORTS

HYDE-SMITH, COTTON & SCOTT INTRODUCE BILL TO BAN CHINESE SEAFOOD IMPORTS

Bill Includes Ban on Aquaculture Products, Imposes Sanctions on Companies that Facilitate Imports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senators Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in introducing legislation to ban U.S. imports of seafood and aquaculture products from China.

The Ban China’s Forbidden Operations in the Oceanic Domain (Ban C-FOOD) Act (S.3417) would also...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘FARMERS FREEDOM ACT’ TO FIGHT FEDERAL OVERREACH

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘FARMERS FREEDOM ACT’ TO FIGHT FEDERAL OVERREACH

Biden’s EPA Continues to Push WOTUS Red Tape on Farmers, Ranchers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced she has cosponsored legislation to combat federal regulatory overreach as the Biden administration continues its efforts to impose Clean Water Act restrictions on crop and rangeland.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Farmers Freedom Act of 2023 (S.3366), which would protect...

HYDE-SMITH, GUEST & EZELL SEEK CHANGES TO NEW USDA EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH, GUEST & EZELL SEEK CHANGES TO NEW USDA EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM

Miss. Lawmakers Part of Bicameral Effort to Stop Flawed Payment Plan for Natural Disaster Losses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Michael Guest (R-Miss.) and Mike Ezell (R-Miss.) are part of a bicameral effort calling on the Biden administration to abandon a long-delayed and deeply-flawed agricultural emergency relief program.

The Mississippi lawmakers signed a letter...

Senators oppose proposed lower duty fees for foreign catfish

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Senators oppose proposed lower duty fees for foreign catfish

By Ray King

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) in warning the Biden administration of the disastrous economic outlook...

Miss. senator lauds U.S. plan to buy up to $36m of Gulf shrimp

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Miss. senator lauds U.S. plan to buy up to $36m of Gulf shrimp

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture decision to purchase up to $36 million in Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic wild-caught...