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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $9.3 MILLION IN SUPPORT FOR MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITIES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $9.3 MILLION IN SUPPORT FOR MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITIES

Miss. Senators Praise USDA Rural Development Awards to Support Equipment Purchases, Facility Upgrades

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the award of $9,317,500 for 42 community improvement projects in rural Mississippi.

The Community Facilities Program grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development.

“These targeted...

HYDE-SMITH:  SENATE DEMOCRATS FOUR-FOR-FOUR IN BLOCKING URGENT COVID-19 RELIEF

HYDE-SMITH:  SENATE DEMOCRATS FOUR-FOR-FOUR IN BLOCKING URGENT COVID-19 RELIEF

$500 Billion Targeted Relief for Health, Education, Small Businesses & Agriculture Again Spoiled

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today criticized ongoing Democratic opposition to passing a targeted COVID-19 relief package to provide urgent aid to the most pressing needs of small businesses, schools, the unemployed, and the healthcare system.

Senate Democrats for the fourth time since July...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF, BUT SENATE DEMS. CONTINUE OBSTRUCTION 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF, BUT SENATE DEMS. CONTINUE OBSTRUCTION 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for the first of two measures intended to overcome partisan obstruction and begin delivering additional COVID-19 relief to the nation.

Unfortunately, Senate Democrats effectively blocked consideration of the Continuing Paycheck Protection Program Act.  The measure would have provided $257.64 billion to support the Paycheck Protection...

What Do The Recent Elections Mean For Agriculture?

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What Do The Recent Elections Mean For Agriculture?

ASTA - AMERICAN SEED TRADE ASSOCIATION

ASTA is gearing up for a busy 2021! With changes coming to Washington, D.C., we'll be hitting the ground running in January as we work to build relationships with new Members of Congress and staff, as...

USDA awarding grants to help rural Mississippi communities

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USDA awarding grants to help rural Mississippi communities

By WDAM Staff

MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - Two Pine Belt communities will receive part of $9.3 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development program to fund community improvement projects.

The grants...

Army Corps’ action moves Yazoo Pump Project forward

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Army Corps’ action moves Yazoo Pump Project forward

By Steven Gagliano

Today represents an important step in the process towards the completion of the Yazoo Pump Project https://newsms.fm/epa-reviewing-2008-veto-of-yazoo-pump-project/ in the Mississippi Delta. 

The U.S. Army Corps...