According to the 1920 Census, the average farm in Fannin County, GA spent $24.47 a year on fertilizer.*
For some reason, this statistic amuses me.
Maybe it's cuz it's hard to buy a single bag of fertilizer for that today.
*This and other nostalgic facts about Fannin County can be found in the 1928 Fannin County Soil Survey, published by the USDA.