Colorado Farmer Cuts Acreage as Hands Hard to Find

May 30 (Bloomberg) -- Bob Sakata, a farmer in Brighton, Colorado, talks with Bloomberg's Jennifer Oldham about difficulties in finding seasonal farm hands. Even as unemployment remains above pre-recession levels, at 6.9 percent in April, industries that are pillars of Colorado's economy including agriculture, technology and tourism, cannot find employees. Too few farm workers caused growers to lose thousands of dollars when squash and peppers went unpicked last fall. (Source: Bloomberg)

Canada's Startups Need More Self-Confidence
05:48 - The missing ingredient in Canada's startup technology industry is self-confidence, especially when compared with their bolder competition in the U.S., according to a panel discussion among some of the nation's most successful entrepreneurs. Ted Livingston, founder and CEO of messaging service Kik, said Canadians too often talk themselves out of opportunities because of the risks. U.S. investors and entrepreneurs will think first about the potential of winning rather than the risks of failing, according to Michele Romanow, co-founder of Clearbanc and Buytopia. (Source: Bloomberg)
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