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Milled Rice Prices

LR_GR410   
Little Rock, AR    Mon Feb 27, 2017    USDA Market News Service

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

                             Domestic Trend
   
   In the south, long grain milled rice mostly steady, instances .75 lower in 
Arkansas; medium grain milled rice steady.  Parboiled prices steady, instances 
1.00-2.00 lower in Arkansas.  Second heads steady; Brewers steady, instances .50 
lower in Arkansas.  Rice by-products:  Rice Bran, Millfeed and rice hulls mostly 
steady.   
   In California, medium grain milled rice steady.  Second heads and Brewers 
steady.  Rice by-products:  Rice Bran and rice hulls steady.
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Friday 24th, Mar 17 closed .045 lower at 9.425; 
May 17 closed .04 lower at 9.68; Jly 17 closed .035 lower at 9.94.  US dollar 
index on Friday settled at 101.12.  
   
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
MILLED RICE	
Long white         19.50-21.00     20.50-23.75        22.00           -----   
Long brown         21.50-22.50         NA              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        28.00           -----           -----
Second heads       15.00-15.75        17.00        14.00-14.75     11.00-12.00   
Brewers            13.50-15.00     13.00-16.00     12.50-13.50      9.00-12.00      

   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      55.00-75.00     80.00-85.00     60.00-70.00    105.00-110.00
Rice millfeed         40.00        30.00-35.00     40.00-45.00        -----
Rice hulls(ground)     5.00            5.00            5.00        30.00-40.00    
Rice hulls(whole)     10.00                                        10.00-15.00   

*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