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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 speaks at legislative luncheon at MGCCC

WXXV-TV Gulfport

Hyde-Smith speaks at legislative luncheon at MGCCC

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By Andrew Scherer

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith made her way down to the Gulf Coast to speak in Gulfport.

The senator spoke today at the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Luncheon. Community members from the...

Hyde-Smith Focuses on Infrastructure Needs in Visit to Columbus

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Hyde-Smith Focuses on Infrastructure Needs in Visit to Columbus

by Sara Smith

Visiting Local Machinery Company, Miss. Senator Links Road, Bridge Work to Economic Growth

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) said economic growth in rural Mississippi requires...

USDA approves money for Lauderdale County water system

Meridian Star

USDA approves money for Lauderdale County water system

Staff report

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, on Friday announced $11.4 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and loan guarantees to support water...

Responding to the New Reality: Problems With the NFIP

Daily Dos News

Responding to the New Reality: Problems With the NFIP

Daily Dose

As Hurricane Barry’s projected damage from flood and wind losses approaches between $500 million and $900 million, according to CoreLogic, some are saying that building in flood zones has become increasingly dangerous....

Late planting seen hitting yields of major row crops

Mississippi Business Journal

Late planting seen hitting yields of major row crops

By Jack Weatherly

Late planting due to flooding will have a negative impact on yields of major row crops in Mississippi, according to Dr. Josh Maples, assistant agricultural economics professor at Mississippi State...

Kennedy Co-Sponsors Legislation to Assist Fishermen

St. Bernard Parish News

Kennedy Co-Sponsors Legislation to Assist Fishermen

St. Bernard Parish Government Officials and the chairman of the Louisiana United Crabbers Alliance met with members of Congress and congressional staffers from Louisiana and Mississippi last week as parish government...

New bill would nullify 2008 veto of Yazoo Pump Project

News Mississippi

New bill would nullify 2008 veto of Yazoo Pump Project

By Steven Gagliano

In April, the EPA began a review of the 2008 veto of the Yazoo Pump Project in the midst of historic flooding in the Mississippi Delta. Currently, over 500,000 acres remain flooded, and wildlife and...