Rough rice stocks in all positions on August 1, 2022 totaled 32.8 million hundredweight (cwt), down 13 percent from the total on August 1, 2021. Stocks held on farms totaled 2.90 million cwt and off-farm stocks totaled 29.9 million cwt. Long grain varieties accounted for 63 percent of the total rough rice, medium grain accounted for 35 percent, and short grain varieties accounted for 2 percent.
Milled rice stocks in all positions totaled 4.87 million cwt, up 15 percent from a year ago. Milled rice stocks were comprised of 3.44 million cwt of whole kernel rice and 1.43 million cwt of second heads, screenings, and brewers rice.