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
Ag. Secretary Assures FY22 Watershed Funding Secured by Hyde-Smith Will Help Address Damages Caused By June 2021 Excessive Rain Event
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
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
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,...
Hyde-Smith pushes for Yazoo Backwater Pumps at Wicker, Thompson flood control meetings
Interagency Working Group convenes in Mississippi to learn more on desperate South Delta flood control needs.
By Anne Summerhays
On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) and U.S....
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
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...