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 PRAISES $4.69 MILLION USDA GRANT TO EXPAND INTERNET SERVICE IN FIVE MISS. COUNTIES
Bay Springs Telephone Co. Will Expand Broadband Fiber Service in Jasper, Jones, Newton, Lauderdale and Smith Counties
BAY SPRINGS, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today celebrated the award of a $4.69 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ReConnect Program grant for the Bay Springs Telephone Co. to construct 116 miles of broadband fiber in Jasper, Jones, Newton, Lauderdale, and...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND ACTIONS NOW TO RESUME NOAA FISHERIES SURVEYS IN 2021
2020 Surveys, Critical to Coastal Communities, Suspended Due to COVID-19
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), in an effort to help Mississippi coastal communities whose economies rely on fishing, are calling for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to begin planning now to resume fisheries surveys in 2021.
The Mississippi Senators are among...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR STOPGAP FUNDING BILL EXTENDING PROGRAMS IMPORTANT TO MISS.
Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown Boosts Pandemic Child Nutrition, USDA Farm Assistance & FEMA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted for a stopgap appropriations measure to fund federal operations through Dec. 11, while also extending programs important to Mississippi’s economy and wellbeing.
The Senate gave final approval to a...
USDA grants TEC $4.6 million for rural internet expansion
By Melissa Rademaker
BAY SPRINGS, Miss. (WDAM) - Mississippi is getting more than $4 million in grant money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand broadband internet in five counties. The investment is part of...
Commissioner Gipson hosts Grand Opening of new Mississippi Trade Mart
By Sarah Ulmer
Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson officially cut the ribbon at the new Mississippi Trade Mart on the State Fairgrounds today.
At the ribbon cutting, Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret...
Hyde-Smith optimistic on CFAP 2 benefits for Miss. agriculture producers
By Renaldo Hopkins
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said Friday she believes a second round of aid from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will benefit Mississippi agriculture producers...