Squash — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4 - The Packer

Squash — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-18-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices zucchini slightly higher, yellow straightneck generally unchanged. Half-bushel cartons zucchini mostly $9-10.95, medium $7-8.95, yellow straightneck small mostly $13-14.95, medium mostly $11.85-12.95. Quality mostly good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $12-12.95, medium $9.35-10.95; yellow straightneck small $12-12.35, medium $10-10.35; ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $16.35-18.35, medium $10.35.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (4-4-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices Aug. 5, compared to July 29, higher. Half-bushel carton zucchini green small $12-14, medium $10-11. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $14-17, medium $12-13. Quality good.

EASTERN SHORE AND EASTERN VIRGINIA — Shipments light — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices zucchini generally unchanged, yellow straightneck higher. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small mostly $10, medium mostly $8-9; yellow straightneck small $12-14, medium mostly $10-12.


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