cmon if you believe that link then you are either in a dream world or you simply don't have a clue. i farm 10000 acres, and there is no way that the people featured in your link can produce the food needed for the masses. furthermore if you do not use fertilizer your not going to get the yields and your going to deplete the soil of it's own ability to produce a crop.
No, you're just seeing what the market saw last August. So, what they did was bought lots of puts to temper the downfall. And to add to your post, Najaerean also mentioned capitulation in the financials. We'll see if he is correct. :)