Survey: Fourth of July cookouts will cost 17% over last year

A new survey finds that Fourth of July cookouts will cost 17% more than a year ago.
The American Farm Bureau Federation released a new survey Monday that says feeding 10 guests, on average, will cost nearly $70 this year, an increase of about $10 from 2021.
The biggest price jumps come from beef products. Two pounds of beef can cost 36% more.
Chicken, lemonade and potato salad have also seen an increase in prices.
Experts blame inflation, supply chain issues, and the war on Ukraine for the increased costs.
But not everything costs more – the prices for potato chips, cheese, and strawberries have gone down.