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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2013 file photo Tom Duerst plants winter wheat at his farm near Verona, Wis. Wisconsin farmers stopped working hundreds of thousands of acres during five years of heavy farm closures that a federal report described Thursday as among the most significant in the nation. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2013 file photo Tom Duerst plants winter wheat at his farm near Verona, Wis. Wisconsin farmers stopped working hundreds of thousands of acres during five years of heavy farm closures that a federal report described Thursday as among the most significant in the nation. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)

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