Rough rice stocks in all positions on September 1, 2010 totaled 19.1 million hundredweight (cwt), down 37 percent from the total on August 1, 2010. Stocks held on farms totaled 788,000 cwt and off-farm stocks totaled 18.3 million cwt. Long grain varieties accounted for 60 percent of the total rough rice, medium grain accounted for 34 percent, and short grain varieties accounted for 6 percent.
Milled rice stocks in all positions totaled 4.03 million cwt, down 8 percent from last month. Milled rice stocks were comprised of 2.96 million cwt of whole kernel rice and 1.07 million cwt of second heads, screenings, and brewers rice.