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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 HAILS MISS. HEROES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS SENATE WEIGHS ADDED RELIEF MEASURES

HYDE-SMITH HAILS MISS. HEROES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS SENATE WEIGHS ADDED RELIEF MEASURES

Senator Cites an Array of Mississippians in Floor Speech Highlighting Extra Steps Taken to Battle the Pandemic

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VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Praises Heroic Work by Mississippians During Pandemic.
FULL VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Floor Speech.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Senate considers new COVID-19 relief measures, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today delivered a speech praising the extra steps...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $14.1 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER IMPROVEMENTS IN ALCORN & PONTOTOC COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $14.1 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER IMPROVEMENTS IN ALCORN & PONTOTOC COUNTIES

USDA Rural Development Awards Water & Waste Disposal Loans & Grants to Miss.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today welcomed the award of $14.1 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure improvements in Alcorn and Pontotoc counties.

USDA Rural Development Water and...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES ‘RESTART ACT’ AS PART OF NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES ‘RESTART ACT’ AS PART OF NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

RESTART Act Would Offer Longer-Term, More Flexible Support for Small, Mid-Sized Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said the next coronavirus relief act should include legislation she cosponsored to provide greater and more flexible support for small- and mid-sized businesses most affected by COVID-19.

Hyde-Smith is among a growing group of bipartisan Senators cosponsoring the Reviv...

Senators urge cotton, textiles assistance under COVID-19 relief

Home Textiles Today

Senators urge cotton, textiles assistance under COVID-19 relief

Home Textiles Today Staff • July 15, 2020

Washington – Two U.S. Senators are leading a bipartisan push to include aid for the cotton and textile industries in the next COVID-19 relief package.

Senators Thom Tillis (R...

Future COVID-19 relief requested for chicken farmers

Lewes (Del.) Cape Gazette

Future COVID-19 relief requested for chicken farmers

July 14, 2020

The American Farm Bureau Federation has joined in advocacy efforts to encourage future relief aid for chicken farmers dealing with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With several months of input from...

Hyde-Smith announces $10.3M USDA food donation

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Hyde-Smith announces $10.3M USDA food donation

By Gracie Byrne

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith this week announced a $10.3 million donation of surplus foodstuffs by the United States Department of Agriculture.

A contract of more than $10 million was awarded to Hattiesburg-based...

Senate Ag Committee Urges Perdue to Extend WIC Flexibilities

US Ag Net

Senate Ag Committee Urges Perdue to Extend WIC Flexibilities

Kansas Ag Connection

U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., wrote to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting the...