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Milled Rice Prices

Little Rock, AR    Mon Sep 18, 2017    USDA Market News Service

                       National Weekly Rice Summary

                             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 mostly steady.         
   In California, medium grain milled rice prices steady.  Second heads and 
Brewers steady.  Rice by-products:  Rice Bran prices steady and Rice hulls not 
available due to uncertainty of market and buyers. 
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 18th, Nov 17 closed .08 higher at 
12.885; Jan 18 closed .075 higher at 13.125.  US dollar index on Monday settled 
at 92.00. 
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
Long white         23.00-24.50     23.00-24.00        23.00           -----   
Long brown         25.00-25.50        26.00            NA             -----     
Medium white       24.00-26.00        -----           23.00        28.00-30.00
Medium brown           NA             -----            NA          28.00-30.00    
Short white           -----           -----           -----            NA     
Parboiled          25.50-27.00        28.00           -----           -----
Second heads       16.00-18.00        14.00           12.00        13.00-15.00   
Brewers               15.00           12.25            9.50        10.00-12.00      

   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      95.00-110.00   100.00-120.00      100.00       110.00-130.00
Rice millfeed          NA              NA              NA             -----
Rice hulls          5.00-10.00         5.00            NA              NA         

*NA = not available 

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
         James M. Ward, (501)671-2203