MICHIGAN — shipments (27-25-22) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly active. Prices zucchini slightly higher, yellow straightneck mostly unchanged. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $10-11.85, medium mostly $8.85-9.85, yellow straightneck small mostly $10.85-12.85, medium mostly $8.85-10.85. Quality variable.
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (11-6-7) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower on yellow crookneck. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small $12-14, ¾-bushel cartons/crates yellow crookneck small $16-17.
OHIO — Shipments (4-3-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices for Aug. 23, from industry contacts half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $11-12.35, medium mostly $9-10.35, yellow straightneck small mostly $11-12.35, medium mostly $9-10.35. No daily f.o.b. prices issued as of Aug. 23. Supplies in few hands. Quality good.
LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices Aug. 24, compared to Aug. 17, zucchini medium and yellow crookneck medium higher; yellow crookneck small lower; others unchanged. Half-bushel carton zucchini small $11.65-12, medium mostly $10. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small mostly $15, medium mostly $13. Quality good.
SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-0) —Movement expected to increase as shippers prepare for beginning of harvest. Very light shipments of yellow crookneck reported, with others expecting to start harvest around Labor Day. Current supplies insufficient to establish market. As of Aug. 23 no f.o.b. issued. FIRST REPORT.