Squash — F.o.b.s as of June 16 - The Packer

Squash — F.o.b.s as of June 16

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (44-50-36) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices higher. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $10.35-10.85 medium $8.35-8.85; yellow straightneck small $10.35-10.85 medium $8.35-8.85; ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $16.35-18.85 medium $8.35-10.85.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-4-4) — Movement zucchini expected to decrease slightly as some shippers are finished for the season; yellow straightneck expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $10, medium $8; yellow straightneck small $12-14, medium $10.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices June 17, compared to June 10, about steady. Half-bushel carton zucchini green small $8-9, medium $6-7. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $11-12, medium $9-10. Quality good.

EASTERN SHORE AND EASTERN VIRGINIA — Shipments very light — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active for light supplies. Prices higher. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small $10-13, medium $8-10; yellow straightneck small mostly $13-16, medium $10-14. No f.o.b. issued as of June 16.


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