National Weekly Rice Summary

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

(Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California)

                             Domestic Trend
   
   In the south, long grain milled rice prices mostly steady instances .50 
higher in Arkansas; medium grain milled rice steady.  Parboiled prices steady.  
Second heads and Brewers prices steady.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran, Millfeed 
and Rice Hulls steady.              
   In California, medium grain milled rice prices steady.  Second heads and 
Brewers steady.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran and Rice hulls steady. 
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 4th, Mar 19 closed .155 higher at 
10.44; May 19 closed .145 higher at 10.675; Jly 19 closed .165 higher at 10.87.  
US dollar index settled at 96.62.  
   
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
MILLED RICE	
Long white         23.50-25.00     24.50-26.75        22.50           -----   
Long brown         25.50-25.75        28.75            NA             -----     
Medium white       30.00-31.50        -----           31.50        37.00-39.00
Medium brown           NA             -----            NA          37.00-39.00   
Short white           -----           -----           -----            NA     
Parboiled             26.00           32.50           -----           -----
Second heads       18.00-19.00     13.50-15.00        17.00        18.00-19.00   
Brewers            14.00-17.50     12.25-13.00        15.00        16.00-17.00      

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      90.00-120.00   110.00-130.00   120.00-145.00   145.00-150.00
Rice millfeed         40.00        40.00-45.00        40.00           -----
Rice hulls            10.00            5.00            5.00         0.00-5.00         
 
*NA = not available 

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