MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD - 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 2002-03 Estimates PROGRAM AND ACTIVITIES Change from 2001-02 2001-02 Estimates 2000-01 Actual
  $   $ $ $
102   AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM      
OPERATING          
1 168,119,400 Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer 800,443 167,318,957 149,732,587
  11,800,000 Tile Drainage Debentures, The Tile Drainage Act - 11,800,000 6,849,900
S   Payments re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the      
  1,000 Financial Administration Act - 1,000 -
S 179,920,400 Total Operating 800,443 179,119,957 156,582,487
  54,847,000 Less: Special Warrants 54,847,000 - -
  11,801,000 Less: Statutory Appropriations - 11,801,000 6,849,900
  113,272,400 Amount to be Voted (54,046,557) 167,318,957 149,732,587
           
102   AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM      
CAPITAL          
2 196,711,200 Ontario Small Town and Rural Infrastructure 146,711,200 50,000,000 -
  196,711,200 Total Capital 146,711,200 50,000,000 -
  40,000,000 Less: Special Warrants 40,000,000 - -
  156,711,200 Amount to be Voted 106,711,200 50,000,000 -

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   23,013,300
Employee benefits   4,910,300
Transportation and communication   3,414,400
Services   15,294,800
Supplies and equipment   1,344,400
Transfer payments $  
University of Guelph 50,500,000  
Ontario Small Town and Rural Economic Development Initiative 36,411,600  
Healthy Futures for Ontario Agriculture 16,699,000  
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 Economic Agriculture and Rural Development/Research and Technology Transfer 745,200  
    118,727,200
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
    168,424,400
Less: Recoveries   305,000
    168,119,400
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
Total Operating for Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer Program   179,920,400

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification Continued

CAPITAL    
Ontario Small Town and Rural Infrastructure (102-2)   $
Transfer payments $  
Ontario Small Town and Rural Infrastructure 96,711,200  
Ontario Small Town and Rural Infrastructure - COIP Contribution 100,000,000  
    196,711,200
    196,711,200
Total Capital for Agriculture and Rural Economic Development/Research and Technology Transfer Program   196,711,200