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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 PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER
 
Senate Ag Committee Hearing Assesses Implementation of 2018 Farm Bill

Senator Hyde-Smith Presses USDA on Environmental Reviews for Okhissa Lake Transfer

VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith on Okhissa Lake Transfer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, is seeking assurances that the U.S. Forest Service will act in a timely manner to complete environmental reviews needed to transfer lands to the Scenic Rivers Development...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced more than $4.13 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure projects in Lamar and Copiah Counties.

The two loan-grant awards to the Progress Community Water Association in Purvis and the Copiah Water Association, Inc. in...

ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute

By Michaela Gibson Morris 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Three Northeast Mississippians have been chosen to join the first Appalachian Leadership Institute. 

The Appalachian Regional Commission selected...

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort to Lower Indian Pecan Tariffs

Southeast Ag Radio Network

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort to Lower Indian Pecan Tariffs

Southeast Ag Radio Network

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Office of Sen. David Perdue-Sept. 23, 2019) – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and 11 senators on Friday sent a...

Senators: House Should Ensure Farm Payments Not Delayed

US Ag Net

Senators: House Should Ensure Farm Payments Not Delayed

Kentucky Ag Connection

Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Tuesday led Republican members of the Senate Appropriations Committee in pressing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House...

Hyde-Smith announces Hernando grant award

DeSoto Times-Tribune

Hyde-Smith announces Hernando grant award

Special to the Times-Tribune

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has announced the award of two grants worth $263,202 to provide technical assistance for feasibility studies on expanding economic development in two Northwest...

MISS. LAWMAKERS COMMEND FEDERAL FISHERIES DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MISSISSIPPI

MISS. LAWMAKERS COMMEND FEDERAL FISHERIES DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MISSISSIPPI

Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Palazzo Also Fighting for Reforms to Expedite Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today commended U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for approving a federal fishery disaster declaration for Mississippi.

The legislators had previously encouraged Secretary Ross to approve Governor Phil...

MISS. SENATORS SUPPORT EFFORT TO LOWER INDIAN TARIFFS ON U.S. PECANS

MISS. SENATORS SUPPORT EFFORT TO LOWER INDIAN TARIFFS ON U.S. PECANS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among 12 Senators from pecan-producing states who are encouraging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to prioritize a reduction in pecan tariffs as the Trump administration continues trade negotiations with India.

The Senators have signed a letter to Lighthizer stressing the importance of removing existing barriers to the export...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS ADVANCING AGRICULTURE, TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS ADVANCING AGRICULTURE, TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

Panel Also Approves Third Bill with Hyde-Smith Provision to Protect Broadband Funds for Poor & Rural Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today supported advancing three FY2020 appropriations bills that would help Mississippi agricultural, transportation, and rural broadband efforts.

With Senate Appropriations Committee approval, the full...