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Milled Rice Prices

LR_GR410   
Little Rock, AR    Mon May 15, 2017    USDA Market News Service

                       National Weekly Rice Summary
                 (Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California)

                             Domestic Trend
   
   In the south, long and medium grain milled rice prices steady.  Parboiled 
prices steady.  Second heads and Brewers steady.  Rice by-products:  Rice Bran, 
Millfeed and rice hulls steady.  NASS crop progress report shows rice planted in 
AR 95%, LA 99%, MS 89%, MO 85% and TX 84%.  Rice emerged in AR 89%, LA 95%, MS 
74%, MO 71% and TX 80%.  All are par with 5 year average, except Texas.       
   In California, medium grain milled rice steady.  Second heads and Brewers 
steady.  Rice by-products:  Rice Bran and Rice hulls steady.  NASS crop progress 
report shows rice planted as 27% which continues below the 5 year average.   
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 15th, Jly 17 closed .22 higher at 10.63; 
Sep 17 closed .215 higher at 10.875; Nov 17 closed .22 higher at 11.115.  US 
dollar index on Monday settled at 98.88.  
   
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
MILLED RICE	
Long white         19.50-21.00     20.50-22.75        22.00           -----   
Long brown         21.50-22.50        24.75            NA             -----     
Medium white       21.50-22.00        -----           22.00        25.00-28.00
Medium brown          22.50           -----            NA          26.00-29.00    
Short white           -----           -----           -----            NA     
Parboiled          21.50-22.50        27.00           -----           -----
Second heads       15.00-15.75        14.00        14.00-14.75     11.00-12.00   
Brewers            13.50-15.00     12.25-13.00     12.50-13.50      8.00-11.00      

   Domestic shipment: Offers, fob mills, milled rice, spot prices, dollars per 
cwt, bagged. (All milled rice grade No 2 not to exceed 4 percent broken, except 
California grade No 1. All second heads grade No 4 or better, second head and 
brewers are bulk.) Rough rice per cwt FOB farm for grade 2, milling 55/70. 

Rice by-products (spot prices, dollars per short ton, fob mills).

Rice fat bran      55.00-70.00     60.00-70.00     60.00-70.00    105.00-115.00
Rice millfeed         40.00        30.00-35.00     40.00-45.00        -----
Rice hulls(ground)     5.00            5.00            5.00            NA         
Rice hulls(whole)     10.00                                         0.00-5.00   

*NA = not available 

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
         James M. Ward, (501)671-2203 JamesM.Ward@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LR_GR410.txt 
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews