The cost of a Thanksgiving meal for ten this year will average forty-nine dollars and 89-cents says the American Farm Bureau. The group has volunteers from around the country shop for turkey and the traditional fixings and submit prices. John Newton serves as the director of market intelligence for A-F-B-F;
The national farm organization has been conducting the Thanksgiving meal survey for more than 30 years. This year's survey showed the first drop in the cost of a Thanksgiving meal in three years.