This section includes: The Effects of a Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Auction on Produce Marketing and Distribution. Barbara James, Associate Professor; Thomas Blaine, Assistant Professor; and Randall James, Associate Professor: Ohio State University Extension. The Feasibility of Establishing a Fresh Packing Facility for Selected Produce Items in Delaware. Richard J. Bacon, Associate Scientist; Ulrich C. Toensmeyer, Professor; and Carl L. German, Extension Specialist: Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Delaware. Patronage at a Farmer's Market: An Analysis of Knoxville Area Residents: Perceptions and Trips to the Outlet. David B. Eastwood, Professor; John R. Brooker, Professor; and Morgan D. Gray, Computer Analyst: Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, University of Tennessee. Are Private Label Products Increasing in Strength at Supermarket Grocery Retailers in a Large Urban New England Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area? James J. Corbett, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA. A Consumer Survey Concerning Their Attitude and Opinions of Products and Services Provided by Delaware Direct Market Operators. Ulrich C. Toensmeyer, Professor; Carl L. German, Extension Specialist; and Richard J. Bacon, Associate Scientist: Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Delaware. Analysis of an Educational Program on Attitudes Toward Irradiated Seafood. Roger Hinson, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness; Linda Andrews, Robert Grodner, and Anna M. Key, Department of Food Science, Louisiana State University. Seafood Consumption by Florida Residents. Dr. Robert L. Degner, Professor in the Department of Food and Resource Economics and Director of the Florida Agricultural Market Research Center, University of Florida; and Dr. Charles M. Adams, Professor in the Food Resource Economics Department, University of Florida. Using Supermarket Scan Data to Develop Product Specific Marketing Strategies: The Case of Flour. M. Gray, Professor; D. Eastwood, Professor; and J. Brooker, Professor: Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Tennessee. Retail-Wholesale Pricing Relationships: A Case Study with Selected Fresh Vegetables. John R. Brooker, Professor; Brian C. Carver, Graduate Research Assistant; David B. Eastwood, Professor; and Morgan D. Gray, Computer Analyst: Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Competition from Latin America and the Caribbean for U.S. Fruit and Vegetable Markets Post-NAFTA. J. E. Epperson, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. A Pilot Study of the U.S. Food Processing Industry's Plans for Participating in the People's Republic of China. R. R. Cangemi and R. H. Lopez, Pace University, White Plains, New York. Muddling Thru in the 21st Century; The United States Food Industry System. Jarvis L. Cain, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.