MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (100-100-104) — Movement expected about the same. Trading zucchini, gray and kabocha moderate, others slow. Supplies zucchini, yellow and gray light. Prices zucchini generally unchanged, gray higher, yellow much lower, others lower. 4/7-bushel cartons (wide range in price) zucchini small, small-medium and medium mostly $36.95; yellow straightneck small and small-medium and medium mostly $14.95; gray small and small-medium mostly $18.95-22.95, medium mostly $14.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons butternut large and medium mostly $10.95-12.95, small $6.95-8.95; acorn large and medium mostly $8.95-10.95, small mostly $6.95; spaghetti large and medium mostly $6.95-8.95, small $6.50-8.95; kabocha large mostly $10-11, medium $10-11. Quality and condition variable. Harvest transitioning from Sinaloa to Sonora.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (17-34-50) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow crookneck small unchanged, yellow straightneck much lower, others slightly lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons/crates yellow straightneck small mostly $16.85-18.85, medium mostly $14.85-16.85. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small mostly $28.85-30.85, medium mostly $26.85-28.85. ¾-bushel cartons/crates yellow crookneck small mostly $6.85-8.85, medium $5.85-6.85. Quality generally good.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, March 6, 2011 to Saturday, March 19, 2011


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