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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 ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION USDA ACTION TO BOOST SHRIMP INDUSTRY

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION USDA ACTION TO BOOST SHRIMP INDUSTRY
 
USDA Commits to Purchase of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Wild-Caught Shrimp

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commitment to purchase an additional $25 million in wild-caught shrimp that should benefit the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The USDA on Thursday announced the purchase of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic wild-caught shrimp through its...

Sen. Hyde-Smith to headline 86th annual Delta Council meeting

The Panolian, Batesville  

Sen. Hyde-Smith to headline 86th annual Delta Council meeting

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Delta Council President, Paul Hollis of Rolling Fork, and Chairman Tom Gresham of Indianola are pleased to announce the 86th Annual Meeting of Delta Council to be held in-person Friday, June...

Braun, Stabenow Reintroduce Growing Climate Solutions Act

WTRC-FM Niles, Mich.

Braun, Stabenow Reintroduce Growing Climate Solutions Act

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U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) reintroduced the bipartisan Growing Climate Solutions Act, which will break...

Red Land Cotton Bringing 40 Jobs To Tylertown With New Sewing Operations

Scott County Times

Red Land Cotton Bringing 40 Jobs To Tylertown With New Sewing Operations

By Press Release - Mississippi Development Authority

Cotton producer Red Land Cotton, manufacturer of high-end linens, has located sewing operations in Tylertown to support an increased demand for the company...

US Senate considers legislation to protect catfish against predators

Brookhaven Daily Leader

US Senate considers legislation to protect catfish against predators

By Daily Leader Staff

Legislation was introduced Thursday in the United States Senate to increase the ability of catfish farmers and other aquaculture producers to cull predatory double-crested cormorant...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO RENEW FEDERAL WATER, WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO RENEW FEDERAL WATER, WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS

As Appropriator, Senator Has Role in Funding Programs Benefitting Miss. Communities 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of legislation to reauthorize a series of federal water and wastewater infrastructure programs that benefit Mississippi communities.

The Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 (S.914) passed on an 89-2 vote.  The bill renews...