MICHIGAN — Shipments (25-22-23) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small $10-10.85, medium $8.85-9.85, yellow straightneck small mostly $10-10.85, medium mostly $8-8.85. Quality mostly good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-7-7) — Movement expected to begin seasonal decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower on zucchini, generally unchanged on yellow crookneck. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small $12-13, ¾-bushel cartons/crates yellow crookneck small $16-17.

OHIO — Shipments (3-5-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Unofficial prices from industry contacts ½-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $10.35-10.85, medium mostly $8.35-8.85, yellow straightneck small mostly $10.35-11.35, medium mostly $8.35-9.35. No daily f.o.b. prices issued as of Aug. 30. Supplies in few hands. Quality good.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (2-2-1) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices Aug. 31, compared to Aug. 24. Zucchini medium lower; others unchanged. Half-bushel carton zucchini small $11.65-12, medium mostly $8.65. 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 expected to start harvest around Labor Day weekend. Current supplies insufficient to establish market. No f.o.b. report issued as of Aug. 30.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 29, 2010 to Saturday, September 11, 2010


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