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 LOOKS TO FUNDING NEEDS FOR USDA WATERSHED, FLOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH LOOKS TO FUNDING NEEDS FOR USDA WATERSHED, FLOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM

Ag. Secretary Assures FY22 Watershed Funding Secured by Hyde-Smith Will Help Address Damages Caused By June 2021 Excessive Rain Event

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Reviews Outlook for NRSC Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Program.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today looked to determine a sufficient level of funding for a U.S. Department of Agriculture program that assists...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO FWS:  RESIST PRESSURE TO BAN LEAD AMMO & TACKLE ON PUBLIC LANDS 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO FWS:  RESIST PRESSURE TO BAN LEAD AMMO & TACKLE ON PUBLIC LANDS 

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Side with Sportsmen in Letter to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today signed a letter encouraging U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Martha Williams not to cave in to activists’ calls to restrict the use of lead ammo and tackle on public lands.

The letter, led by U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES CHIDE BIDEN ADMIN. FOR ‘BACKSEAT’ STANCE ON U.S. TRADE AGENDA

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES CHIDE BIDEN ADMIN. FOR ‘BACKSEAT’ STANCE ON U.S. TRADE AGENDA

Twenty-Four Senators Urge Administration to Prioritize U.S. Trade and Agriculture Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues in chiding the Biden administration’s “backseat” approach to expand U.S. agricultural and other trade, and strongly encouraged the White House to prioritize market access initiatives as part of America’s trade agenda.

Twenty-four Senators...

Stabenow, Boozman Hope Ag Nominees Confirmed Next Week

Progressive Farmer

Stabenow, Boozman Hope Ag Nominees Confirmed Next Week

By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said Thursday she hopes the Senate will confirm three agriculture nominees next week by...

Residents Continue To Wait For Backwater Pumps

The Yazoo Herald

Residents Continue To Wait For Backwater Pumps

By Jamie Patterson

Residents are still demanding answers and relief when it comes to the status of the Yazoo Backwater Area Pumps Project. 

Town hall meetings and panels of elected and federal officials have recently held meetings to...