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

051022 Ag Approps FY23 USDA
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...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MARCH STORMS

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MARCH STORMS

Tornadoes, Severe Storms Destroyed or Damaged More Than 150 Homes across State

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today requested that President Joe Biden approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for federal major disaster...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT ACT

HYDE-SMITH BACKS CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT ACT

Bipartisan Legislation Would Empower State & Tribal Governments to Address & Prevent CWD Outbreaks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for bipartisan legislation to increase both research and management of chronic wasting disease (CWD), which has been identified in Mississippi and has the potential to negatively affect recreational hunting, outdoor tourism, local businesses,...

‘Team Mississippi’ Celebrates Channel Deepening

The Waterways Journal Weekly

‘Team Mississippi’ Celebrates Channel Deepening

By Frank McCormack

The Mississippi River, from its headwaters at Lake Itaska to where its passes stretch into the Gulf of Mexico like a taloned bird’s foot, has played a leading role in the culture, psyche, economy and...

Ask the Master Gardener

Pontotoc Progress

Ask the Master Gardener

By Betty Crane, Ph.D.

Question: What are some current venues for agriculture branching out through the MSU Extension?

Answer: The MSU Extension Service offers varied services for, not only farmers and gardeners, but for those curious about farms and local...