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.


Delta Council Day: Catfish on the plate and on the minds of farmers

Clarion-Ledger, Jackson

Delta Council Day: Catfish on the plate and on the minds of farmers

By Mac Gordon, Guest Columnist

Delta folk are known in some circles for walking with more of a swagger than the average Mississippian, but Delta Council Day is when they really strut their stuff.

Once a year...

Senator Hyde-Smith Champions Bill to Extend Duck Season and Benefit Vets

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Senator Hyde-Smith Champions Bill to Extend Duck Season and Benefit Vets
 
Yesterday afternoon, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith filled her first bill as a United States Senator on behalf of our veterans, active members of our military and sportsmen. The bill seeks to establish January...