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 SEEKS USDA ASSISTANCE FOR FLOOD-DAMAGED NORTH MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS USDA ASSISTANCE FOR FLOOD-DAMAGED NORTH MISSISSIPPI

Says Disaster Declaration, Emergency Funding May be Needed to Boost USDA Aid Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said recovering from damage to crops and rural infrastructure caused by catastrophic flooding in north Mississippi last week may necessitate a disaster declaration and emergency appropriations.

Hyde-Smith on Tuesday addressed Mississippi flood damage with Agriculture Secretary...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES TAKE PANDEMIC LESSONS TO IMPROVE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAMS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES TAKE PANDEMIC LESSONS TO IMPROVE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAMS

Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act Would Help States Reach More Children in Need

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is part of a bipartisan group that today introduced legislation that applies lessons learned from the pandemic to make child nutrition programs more efficient, flexible and better equipped to reach children in need during the summer.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Hunger...

ARMY CORPS OFFICIAL TO HYDE-SMITH:  YAZOO PUMP PROJECT ALIGNED WITH ‘ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE’ GOALS

ARMY CORPS OFFICIAL TO HYDE-SMITH:  YAZOO PUMP PROJECT ALIGNED WITH ‘ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE’ GOALS

At Budget Review Hearing, Senator Reassured of Army Corps Commitment to Miss. Delta Project

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Discusses Yazoo Pumps at Army Corps Budget Review Hearing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Biden administration official today confirmed U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s assertion that the unfinished Yazoo Backwater Area pumps constitute an environmental injustice to Mississippians.

Hyde-Smith (R-Miss...

Bipartisan letter highlights need for Taiwan trade talks

KBDZ-FM St. Louis, Mo.

Bipartisan letter highlights need for Taiwan trade talks

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WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in sending a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai, regarding...

USDA approves shrimp-buy program to help distressed seafood industry

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USDA approves shrimp-buy program to help distressed seafood industry
 
By WXXV - May 14, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday commitment to purchase an additional $25 million in wild-caught shrimp that should benefit the Mississippi Gulf Coast, according to a press...

Sen. Hyde-Smith to headline 86th annual Delta Council meeting

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Sen. Hyde-Smith to headline 86th annual Delta Council meeting

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Delta Council President, Paul Hollis of Rolling Fork, and Chairman Tom Gresham of Indianola are pleased to announce the 86th Annual Meeting of Delta Council to be held in-person Friday, June...