We're all Keynesians now, but the neo-Malthusians were not wrong.
ELO, program for FFA 2009
Syngenta, video of Paul Krugman's speech at FFA 2009 [text]
nb: not sure i agree with him on the [non]impact of speculation on food prices, but he's right that it wasn't just a speculation bubble, we're in for more troubles. seriously scary stuff.
slides from Stephan Schulmeister's presentation
statement from the FFA 2009
tangentially related: 50-year farm bill