Squash — F.o.b.s as of July 7 - The Packer

Squash — F.o.b.s as of July 7

MICHIGAN — Shipments (3-8-13) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices zucchini unchanged, yellow straightneck slightly higher. Half-bushel cartons zucchini mostly $8-8.85, medium $5-6.85, yellow straightneck small $8-10.85, medium mostly $6-8.85. Quality mostly good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (50-23-12) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are finished for the season. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices yellow crookneck medium unchanged, others higher. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $8.35-8.85, medium $6.35-6.85; yellow straightneck supplies insufficient to establish market; ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $10.35-12.85, medium $6.35-8.85.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (3-4-5) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices July 8, compared to July 1, yellow crookneck lower; others unchanged. Half-bushel carton zucchini green small $5-9, medium $4-7. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $9-11, medium $7-9. Quality good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-3*—2) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices ½- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $8-10, medium $6-8; yellow straightneck small $8-10.35, medium $6-8.35; ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $10-12, medium $6-8.

EASTERN SHORE AND EASTERN VIRGINIA — Shipments light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small mostly $8-10, medium $6-9; yellow straightneck small mostly $10, medium mostly $9.


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