Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - Vote 793

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AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - VOTE 102

This program provides: services to Ontario farmers and agri-businesses by working in partnerships with industry, agri-businesses, researchers and other government agencies to address provincial issues; expertise to address the critical issues facing rural Ontario such as land, air and water management; and direction, funding and accountability for diploma education, research and laboratory diagnostic testing to the agriculture and food sectors. Staff are working to ensure that Ontario farm and rural business managers have access to the latest information and decision making tools. This program also provides funding for stimulating competitive economic growth and partnerships in rural Ontario.

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Operating Summary

VOTE and item 2001-02 Estimates PROGRAM AND ACTIVITIES Change from 2000-01 2000-01 Estimates 1999-00 Actual
  $   $ $ $
102   AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM      
OPERATING          
1 167,318,957 Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer (20,318,343) 187,637,300 158,359,006
S 11,800,000 Tile Drainage Debentures, The Tile Drainage Act - 11,800,000 5,889,700
S 1,000 Payments re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act - 1,000 -
  179,119,957 Total Operating (20,318,343) 199,438,300 164,248,706
  11,801,000 Less: Statutory Appropriations - 11,801,000 5,889,700
  167,318,957 Amount to be Voted (20,318,343) 187,637,300 158,359,006
           
102   AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM      
CAPITAL          
2 50,000,000 Ontario Small Town and Rural Infrastructure (30,000,000) 80,000,000 -
  50,000,000 Total Capital (30,000,000) 80,000,000 -
  50,000,000 Amount to be Voted (30,000,000) 80,000,000 -

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - STANDARD ACCOUNTS CLASSIFICATION

OPERATING    
Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer (102-1)   $
Salaries and wages   22,905,446
Employee benefits   4,821,253
Transportation and communication   3,449,400
Services   14,697,258
Supplies and equipment   1,382,400
Transfer payments $  
University of Guelph 50,500,000  
Healthy Futures for Ontario Agriculture 15,340,500  
Rural Job Strategy Fund 14,660,000  
Rural Youth Jobs Strategy 14,613,200  
Ontario Small Town and Rural Economic Development Fund 8,717,900  
Municipal Outlet Drainage 4,000,000  
Livestock Genetic Improvement 3,240,100  
Summer Jobs Program 3,000,000  
Competitive Research 1,350,000  
Agricultural and Horticultural Societies 1,203,000  
Strategic Partnerships 477,300  
Ontario Agri-Food Education Inc. 400,000  
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association 125,000  
Ontario Beekeepers Association 115,000  
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 100,000  
Farm Safety Association 90,000  
Farmers' Markets Ontario 90,000  
Ontario 4-H Council 80,000  
Feeder Cattle Assistance 45,000  
Grants to municipalities in lieu of taxes 45,000  
Foundation for Rural Living 10,000  
Agriculture Research Institute of Ontario Healthy Futures 1,000  
Other Assistance for Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer 445,200  
    118,648,200
Other transactions $  
Interest Subsidy Re: Tile Drainage Debentures and Loans 1,510,000  
Municipal Taxes on ARDA owned property 10,000  
    1,520,000
Loans and Investments    
Tile Drainage Loans in Unorganized Territories   200,000
    167,623,957
Less: Recoveries   305,000
    167,318,957
Statutory Appropriations    
Other transactions    
Payments re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act   1,000
Loans and Investments    
Tile Drainage Debentures, The Tile Drainage Act   11,800,000
    11,801,000
    179,119,957
Total Operating for Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer Program    
     
CAPITAL    
Ontario Small Town and Rural Infrastructure (102-2)   $
Transfer payments    
Ontario Small Town and Rural Infrastructure   50,000,000
    50,000,000
Total Capital for Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer Program   50,000,000