Helping Children in Foster Care ~ NPR Reporter Jim Zarroli ~ Sue Balcom on Canning

Thursday, September 13 – Youth in foster care have often experienced neglect and abuse, which can result in challenges with attachment, trauma, mood, grief and loss.  A conference titled “

will explore ways to help those children. Joining us for a discussion of the problems facing many foster children is Charley Joyce, one of the conference organizers. ~~~ A Plains Folk essay from NDSU distinguished professor of history Tom Isern: “Modern Sagas.” ~~~ NPR business reporter Jim Zarroli is in North Dakota to report on farming in the time of tariffs. His stories began airing today on Morning Edition. ~~~ Sue Balcom of the Root Sellers farm near Mandan has more on canning.