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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 OPPOSES POSSIBLE DUTIES ON PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES POSSIBLE DUTIES ON PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS
 
Miss. Senator Joins Letter Highlighting Hardships on U.S. Farmers if Penalties Imposed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has signed a letter calling on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to oppose imposing countervailing duties on Moroccan phosphate fertilizers, fees that would adversely affect the availability and affordability of fertilizers for Mississippi farmers and ranchers.

“The rising costs...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of...

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

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VIDEO: Hyde-Smith Questions Interior Secretary nominee, New Mexico Rep. Debra Haaland.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.

Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...

Senators urge Vilsack to solve old problems

Tri-State Livestock News

Senators urge Vilsack to solve old problems

By Jerry Hagstrom

The Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve President Biden’s nomination of Tom Vilsack to be Agriculture secretary, but only after several members urged him to address the same...

Republican senators urge to keep WOTUS repealed

National Hog Farmer

Republican senators urge to keep WOTUS repealed

Resolution expresses desire to see Navigable Waters Protection rule in place.

by Jacqui Fatka

Republican members of Senate are urging support for a resolution that expresses the need for the U.S. Senate to stand with workers,...

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.

“The 50-50 split in the...

Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project gets $11.2 million from Corps

Vicksburg Post

Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project gets $11.2 million from Corps

By John Surratt

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is allocating $11.2 million for pre-construction project planning and acquiring mitigation property for the Yazoo Backwater Pump Project, according to information from U.S. Sen...

USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published its Record of Decision for the Yazoo Area Pumps Project on Friday, January 15.

The Record of Decision details USACE’s decisions on the...