Squash — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 27

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (183-190-209) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small and small-medium mostly $5.95-7.95, medium mostly $4.95; yellow straightneck small and small-medium $10.95-12.95, medium $8.95-10.95; gray small and small-medium mostly $5.95-6.95, medium mostly $4.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large zucchini mostly $4.95, yellow straightneck mostly $6.95-7.95. Quality and condition variable. Some sales of zucchini booked open with price to be established later.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (67-84-77) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices acorn and butternut lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons acorn medium mostly $8.95-10.95, large $8.95-11; butternut medium mostly $8.95-10, large mostly $8.95-10.95; kabocha medium $10.95-12.95, large $12.95; spaghetti medium $7.95-8.95, large mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (13-9-11) — Movement expected to increase. Trading zucchini slow, yellow straightneck moderate. Prices zucchini much lower, yellow straightneck lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $10.35, medium mostly $8.35, yellow straightneck small mostly $16.35-18.35, medium mostly $14.35-16.35. Quality generally good.


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