Cindy Hyde-Smith

United States Senator for Mississippi

Agriculture

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Senator Hyde-Smith, a life-long cattle farmer and the former Mississippi’s 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.

In The News

Northside Sun
 
Northsiders Plan Franklin County Destination Resort
 
By Wyatt Emmerich
 
C Spire is spearheading a public-private partnership to build a beautiful 200-room resort and 1,000-seat conference center on a beautiful spring fed lake in southwest Mississippi.
 
Jackson Clarion-Ledger
 
This popular Miss. lake may be getting a conference center and lodge
 
By Brian Broom
 
Plans for a conference center and lodge at a southwest Mississippi lake could make it a destination for businesses, tourists and outdoors enthusiasts.
 
News Mississippi
 
Hyde-Smith supports permanent “death tax” repeal bill
 
By Brittany Land
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith cosponsored legislation to repeal the federal estate tax or “death tax” permanently.
 
Brookhaven Daily Leader
 
Editorial: Okhissa project will benefit SW Miss
 
By Our Viewpoint
 
Franklin County is dreaming big, and if the plans announced by Scenic Rivers Development Alliance come to fruition, those dreams will benefit all of Southwest Mississippi.
 
Natchez Democrat
 
Plan for Lake Ohkissa lodge, conference center unveiled
 
By Kevin Cooper
 
RIDGELAND — A Franklin County native’s vision for a game-changing development on Lake Ohkissa brought dozens political and business leaders together Friday to publicly unveil the plan and talk about making it a reality.
 
“Vision is a powerful thing,” said Hu Meena, CEO of CSpire. The meeting was hosted at CSpire’s corporate headquarters.
 
Agri-Pulse
 
Open Mic: U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss.
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Republican from Mississippi and former state agriculture commissioner speaks in support of the new farm bill and the Trump trade initiatives.
 
High Plains Journal
 
Changes announced for Senate, House ag committees
 
By Larry Dreiling
 
With the recent start of the 116th Congress, House and Senate leaders have announced the memberships of their committees.
 
Notable is the absence of Rep. Frank Lucas, R-OK, on the House Agriculture Committee. Lucas has served on the committee since his first election in 1994. Lucas served as committee chair during the 2014 farm bill debate.
 
Feedstuffs 
 
Trump to speak at Farm Bureau convention Monday
 
For the second year in a row, President Donald Trump will address farm and ranch families at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention. When speaking to the crowd last year, Trump said he would be back the following year, and he’s again taking the opportunity to speak with some of his most loyal supporters.
 
News Mississippi
 
Hyde-Smith receives committee assignments
 
By Steven Gagliano
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith will serve on four Senate committees during the 116th Congress.
 
KTIC-FM West Point, Nebraska
 
Sens. Moran, Durbin Introduce Resolution To Honor 100 Years Of American Farm Bureau
 
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) today introduced a resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and celebrating their long history representing farmers across the United States.
 

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Washington, D.C. Office

113 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5054
Fax: (202) 224-5321
 

State Offices

Jackson Office
190 East Capitol St., #550
Jackson, MS  39201
Phone (601) 965-4459
Fax (601) 965-4919

Gulfport Office
2012 15th Street, #451
Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone (228) 867-9710
Fax (228) 867-9789
 

State Offices

Oxford
911 Jackson Ave., #249
Oxford, MS  38655
Phone (662) 236-1018
Fax (662) 236-7618