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 WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE
Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.
Hyde-Smith said the...
HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS MANUFACTURER’S EXPANSION AS SIGN OF FUTURE GRENADA COUNTY GROWTH
At Advanced Distributor Products Ribbon Cutting, Senator Links Business Growth with Benefits of USDA Rural Development Grant Programs
GRENADA, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted the benefits of federal rural development programs as part of a greater effort to improve economic development in areas like Grenada County,...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $25.9 MILLION FOR WATER & WASTEWATER UPGRADES IN RURAL MISS.
USDA Approves Loan/Grant Awards to 10 Rural Mississippi Communities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of more than $25.9 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development funding to improve water and wastewater systems in 10 rural Mississippi communities.
The funding for several communities and rural water associations is...
Deadline looms for public input on backwater pump project
By John Surratt
As the deadline for public comment nears, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District report receiving a large number of people have responded to its Supplemental Environmental Impact...
Delta Farm Press
The Delta Council Meeting asks for support in the effort to build the pumps
At the 2020 virtual Delta Council Meeting on Nov. 12, the Delta Council asked pump supporters to submit positive comments to help the Yazoo Backwater Project move forward.
By Alaina Dismukes
Analysis: Mississippi pump proposal evokes strong reactions
By Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Farmers, rural shopkeepers and Mississippi politicians from both major parties are speaking out to support a proposed flood control project that would pump water from parts of...