"Farmers will plant corn regardless because the demand is there," Gibson said.
Almost 750,000 acres of corn are planted in West Texas each year.
While David Gibson said corn will still be planted, it does not mean consumers will get it for cheap.
"Without farm programs and with the drought and short supply," Gibson said. "We can see food costs really go up here in the U.S."
Droughts have been affecting crops in Texas for the past two years but now growers are worried about next week's expiration of the farm bill.
"This will be one of the few times we've had farmers planting corn when they didn't know what the rules, so to speak are," Gibson said.
Producers in the South Plains will not start planting until May but those in the Rio Grande Valley only have a month until they need to decide if they will continue growing corn.
"Whether its corn or rice or cotton," Gibson said. "Whatever, if we don't produce ...then all of a sudden the price of everything in that line goes up."
Producers in the South Plains are not the only ones feeling the stress of the looming expiration.
"When you take those food stamps away," Perryman said. "And you take those meals away, that's a gap that we or our partners are going to have to fill in some way."
Food stamps and other benefits are covered under the farm bill.
Vangelia Perryman with the South Plains Food Bank said the people they help feed will struggle even more if their benefits are taken away in addition to the rising cost of food.
"Once you take away either all of their snap benefits, or 97 dollars a month, or 50 dollars a month, or whatever," Perryman said. "Just think about how that would affect you and I on a daily basis."
Gibson said that without a renewal of the bill, everyone will have to learn to adjust.
"You know everyone will just have to see what fits in their budget," Gibson said.