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Canada: More potatoes? Saskatchewan announces $4-billion project doubling irrigable land

Premier Scott Moe announced a $4-billion irrigation project that will irrigate 500,000 acres of land from Lake Diefenbaker and double the irrigable land in Saskatchewan. Stephanie Gordon of Potatoes in Canada reports.

The project is beginning with an immediate $22.5 million investment in preliminary engineering and initial construction.

Project construction is expected to occur approximately over the next 10 years in three main phases at a cost estimated at $4 billion.

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