USDA Ark/Louisiana/Tex/Calif Weekly Rice Review - Aug 28

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Little Rock, AR Mon Aug 28, 2017 USDA Market News Service

National Weekly Rice Summary


Domestic Trend

In the south, long grain milled rice prices steady, instances 1.50 higher in

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Arkansas; medium grain milled rice prices steady, instances .25 higher in Arkansas.

Parboiled prices steady, instances 2.25 higher in Arkansas. Second heads steady,

instances .25 higher in Arkansas; Brewers mostly steady. Rice by-products: Rice Bran

prices steady to 20.00 higher; Millfeed and rice hulls mostly steady on limited

confirmed trades.

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 28th, Sep 17 closed .065 lower at 12.33;

Nov 17 closed .06 lower at 12.65; Jan 18 closed .065 lower at 12.895. US dollar

index on Monday settled at 92.25.

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

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August 28, 2017 17:13 ET (21:13 GMT)