Squash — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (122-146-152) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices zucchini lower, others generally unchanged. 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small and small-medium mostly $4.95-5.95, medium mostly $4.95; yellow straightneck small and small-medium mostly $9.95-10.95, medium mostly $8.95; gray small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $4.95-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large zucchini $4.95-6, yellow straightneck $4.95-6.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (51-52-47) — Movement expected about the same. Trading butternut slow, others moderate. Prices butternut generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons butternut small mostly $4.95-5.95, medium mostly $6.95-8, large mostly $8.95-10; kabocha medium mostly $10.95, large $10.95-12.95; spaghetti medium mostly $8.95, large mostly $10.95-11.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (21-22-26) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $6.35-8.35, medium mostly $4.35-6.35, yellow straightneck small mostly $8.35-10.35, medium mostly $6.35-8.35. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small mostly $10.35, medium mostly $6.35-8.35. Quality generally good.


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