Squash — F.o.b.s as of May 29 - The Packer

Squash — F.o.b.s as of May 29

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (soft squash 91-96-72) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality and condition variable. Light and sporadic crossings expected to continue through the week of June 4. LAST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (hard squash 8-12-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons acorn medium mostly $4-4.95, large mostly $4.95-6; butternut medium mostly $12-14, large $14-15; kabocha medium and large mostly $9.95-10.95. Quality and condition variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (51-41-42) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow crookneck small lower, others unchanged. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $10.35-12.85, medium $8.35-10.85; yellow straightneck small $10.35-12.85, medium $8.35-10.85; ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small mostly $10.35-10.85, medium (too few sales to establish market).

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (1-1-2) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices May 29, compared to May 22, yellow crookneck medium unchanged; others higher. Half-bushel carton zucchini small $13-14, medium $11-12. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $10-12, medium $8-9. Quality good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices half- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $10, medium $8; yellow straightneck small $10-11, medium $8-9.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices yellow straightneck higher, zucchini generally unchanged. Unofficial prices 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small and small-medium $12.95-14.95, medium $10.95-12.95; yellow straightneck small $10.95-12.95, small-medium $10.95, medium $8.95. Quality variable. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of May 29 because of supplies in very few hands.


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