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 HAILS VICTORY FOR U.S. CATFISH PRODUCERS AS COMMERCE DEPT. REVERSES DECISION FAVORING COMMUNIST VIETNAM 

HYDE-SMITH HAILS VICTORY FOR U.S. CATFISH PRODUCERS AS COMMERCE DEPT. REVERSES DECISION FAVORING COMMUNIST VIETNAM 

Hyde-Smith Led Senate Effort Challenging Draft Anti-Dumping Order that Would Have Given Unprecedented Blanket Relief to All Communist-Controlled Vietnam Exporters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today claimed victory for U.S. farm-raised catfish producers and processors with an announcement by the U.S. Commerce Department to reverse a preliminary...

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO SPARK BANK FORMATION IN RURAL, UNDERSERVED AREAS

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO SPARK BANK FORMATION IN RURAL, UNDERSERVED AREAS

Legislation Aims to Boost Community Banking, Stop Decline in Banking Options for Many Mississippians

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced a bill to encourage the formation of new banks in underserved and rural areas by easing federal regulatory restrictions that have stifled bank and capital availability in Mississippi and other states.

The Promoting Access to Capital in...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES URGE FREEZE TO AG WAGE RATE THAT COULD THREATEN AMERICA’S AGRICULTURE INDEPENDENCE

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES URGE FREEZE TO AG WAGE RATE THAT COULD THREATEN AMERICA’S AGRICULTURE INDEPENDENCE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and 15 colleagues are urging congressional leadership to use the earliest possible legislative vehicle to freeze to the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) at 2023 levels in order to provide relief to farmers and ranchers already suffering under the burden of high input costs.

The request, made in a letter sent to Senate and House...

Hyde-Smith Announces $581,000 To Tackle Destructive Plant Pests In MS

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Hyde-Smith Announces $581,000 To Tackle Destructive Plant Pests In MS

By Sue Honea

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will direct more than $581,000 to Mississippi in support of projects to combat...