Burgers and bucks: Typical July 4th cookout will cost 17% more this year

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual survey of holiday food prices found the cost of a cookout for 10 this year will be $69.68, 17% higher than last year. Higher meat prices were a large part of the increase. (Graphic by Nikita Chaturvedi/Cronkite News)

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual survey of holiday food prices found the cost of a cookout for 10 this year will be $69.68, 17% higher than last year. Higher meat prices were a large part of the increase. (Graphic by Nikita Chaturvedi/Cronkite News)

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