A $4b Irrigation Plan Could Boost Sask.’s Crop Diversity
Source: Francois Biber, saskatoon.ctvnews.ca, July 31, 2020
On July 2nd, Sask. announced a $4 billion “generational” project that would divert water from Lake Diefenbaker to irrigate 500,000 acres of farmland across the province.
SASKATOON — The provincial government’s $4 billion generational project announced earlier this month presents an opportunity to tackle food security in Canada, and do it in the face of climate change. But will farmers buy in?
That’s a question raised be Jay Famiglietti, executive director with the Global Institute for Water Security at the U of S.
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