Obama announces $170M in federal aid for drought-ravaged agriculture industry

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President Obama kicked off a three-day bus tour across Iowa on Monday by announcing that the federal government would buy up to $170 million worth of meat and poultry to aid farmers and ranchers struggling with a devastating drought this summer. Obama repeated his call for Congress to pass a farm bill that includes short-term relief measures for the drought-stricken agriculture industry. There is vulnerability for Republicans in farm states because the GOP-controlled House failed to pass its own farm bill before the August recess.

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