Squash — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 30

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (116-129-114) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices gray much lower, others lower. 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small and small-medium mostly $6.95-8.95, medium mostly $5.95-7; yellow straightneck small and small-medium mostly $6.95-8, medium mostly $5.95-6; gray small and small-medium mostly $5.95-6.95, medium mostly $5.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons zucchini large mostly $3.95-6, yellow straightneck mostly $4.95-5.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (63-67-29) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons acorn small mostly $4-5.95, medium mostly $4.95-7, large mostly $5.95-7; butternut medium mostly $6.95-8.95, large mostly $7.95-8.95, extra-large $7.95-8; kabocha medium $7.95-8.95, large $7.95-9.95, extra-large mostly $7.95; spaghetti medium mostly $7.95-8.95, large mostly $7.95-9. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (37-26-23) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $8.35-10.35, medium mostly $6.35-8.35, yellow straightneck small mostly $10.35, medium mostly $8.35; ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small mostly $16.35, medium mostly $10.35. Quality generally good.


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