National Weekly Rice Summary

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

(Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California)

                             Domestic Trend
   
   In the south, long grain milled rice prices steady to 1.50 lower with full 
decline in Arkansas; medium grain milled rice prices mostly steady, instances 
1.00 higher in Arkansas.  Parboiled prices steady to 1.00 lower with full 
decline in Arkansas.  Second heads and Brewers steady to firm, instances 1.00 
higher in Louisiana.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran, Millfeed and Rice Hulls 
mostly steady.              
   In California, medium grain milled rice prices remain steady.  Second heads 
and Brewers steady.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran steady.  Rice hulls market not 
established as mills continue to pay for disposal of rice hulls. 
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 10th, Nov 18 closed .03 lower at 
10.92; Jan 19 closed .045 lower at 11.02; Mar 19 closed .05 lower at 11.125.  
US dollar index on Monday settled at 95.16.  
   
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
MILLED RICE	
Long white         24.00-25.50     24.50-26.75        26.00           -----   
Long brown         25.75-26.00        28.75            NA             -----     
Medium white       30.00-31.50        -----           30.00        39.00-42.00
Medium brown           NA             -----            NA          39.00-42.00   
Short white           -----           -----           -----            NA     
Parboiled          26.00-27.00        32.50           -----           -----
Second heads       16.50-19.00     13.50-15.00        13.75        16.00-19.00   
Brewers            14.00-15.50     12.25-13.00        12.75        13.00-15.00      

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.)  

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

Rice fat bran     105.00-120.00   110.00-115.00   120.00-145.00   150.00-160.00
Rice millfeed         40.00        40.00-45.00        40.00           -----
Rice hulls          5.00-10.00         5.00            5.00            0.00         
 
*NA = not available 

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
         James M. Ward, (501)823-1711 JamesM.Ward@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LR_GR410.txt 
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews