National Weekly Rice Summary

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

(Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California)


                             Domestic Trend
   
   In the south, long grain milled rice prices mostly steady, instances 1.50 
higher in Texas; medium grain milled rice prices mostly steady instances 2.50 
higher in Arkansas.  Parboiled prices mostly steady instances 1.50 higher in 
Texas.  Second heads and Brewers mostly steady.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran 
prices steady to 10.00 higher; Millfeed mostly steady; Rice Hulls mostly steady 
instances 1.00-2.00 higher in Arkansas.  
   In California, medium grain milled rice prices mostly 2.00 higher.  Second 
heads and Brewers mostly steady.  Rice by-products:  Rice Bran prices steady to 
10.00 higher; Rice hull market continues non-existent as trade avenues were 
lost due to other substitutes.  Rice Mills are having to pay for dispose of 
rice hulls. 
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 13th, Nov 17 closed .045 lower at 
11.12; Jan 18 closed .06 lower at 11.36; Mar 18 closed .055 lower at 11.65.  US 
dollar index on Monday settled at 94.49. 
   
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
MILLED RICE	
Long white         23.50-24.50        25.50           24.50           -----   
Long brown            25.50           27.50            NA             -----     
Medium white       25.00-27.50        -----           24.50        32.00-38.00
Medium brown           NA             -----            NA          32.00-38.00   
Short white           -----           -----           -----            NA     
Parboiled          25.50-27.50        29.50           -----           -----
Second heads       15.00-18.00     13.50-14.00     12.00-12.25     16.00-18.00   
Brewers               15.00           12.25            9.50        14.00-16.00      

   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     100.00-110.00   100.00-120.00   120.00-140.00   130.00-140.00
Rice millfeed         40.00           40.00           40.00           -----
Rice hulls          5.00-8.00          5.00            5.00            0.00         
 
*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