Number of the Day

The Crashing Cost of Turkey, by the Numbers

Turkey is three times cheaper today than it was in the mid-20th century

Marker Number of the Day: 3x — How much cheaper a 16-pound turkey is in 2020 than it was in 1935 (Source: Future Human)
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3x: That’s how many times the price of a 16-pound turkey has fallen in the last 85 years, from $61 in 1935 (adjusted for inflation) to $19.39 today, according to data from the USDA and the American Farm Bureau survey…