Rough rice stocks in all positions on March 1, 2022, totaled 91.1 million hundredweight (cwt), down 8 percent from the total on March 1, 2021. Stocks held on farms totaled 15.9 million cwt, and off-farm stocks totaled 75.2 million cwt. Long grain varieties accounted for 66 percent of the total rough rice, medium grain accounted for 32 percent, and short grain varieties accounted for 2 percent.
Milled rice stocks in all positions totaled 5.09 million cwt, down 11 percent from a year ago. Milled rice stocks were comprised of 3.55 million cwt of whole kernel rice and 1.54 million cwt of second heads, screenings, and brewers rice.