FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2013 file photo, farmer Steve Henry looks at a patch of corn in Arapahoe, Neb., that failed due to drought, and will not be harvested. Nationwide, farmers will

 

              FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2013 file photo, farmer Steve Henry looks at a patch of corn in Arapahoe, Neb., that failed due to drought, and will not be harvested. Nationwide, farmers will
FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2013 file photo, farmer Steve Henry looks at a patch of corn in Arapahoe, Neb., that failed due to drought, and will not be harvested. Nationwide, farmers will be paid a record $16 billion in crop insurance claims for 2012 because of the widespread drought, a staggering amount that has critics calling for changes to what they say is an inefficient taxpayer subsidy the government cannot afford. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)