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Haystack (formerly Carterra)
Haystack (formerly Carterra)

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that we need to increase agricultural productivity by 60% from 2006 to 2050 to meet the demand of the world’s growing population. The FAO also estimates that we lose 20-40% of current crop yields each year due to pests and disease, representing a $290 B economic loss. Haystack Ag is developing innovative sensing technologies to address this gap and improve crop outcomes as well as farm profitability.
Haystack Ag is focused on improving crop outcomes and farm profitability using innovative sensing technology.

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2018

2018 Finalist Boston

Industry
Sub industry

Agriculture

Additional Industries
Internet of Things
Environment
Efficiency
Food
Beverages & Restaurants
Hardware & Robotics

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MassChallenge strengthens the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world.