Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Summary

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MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD - THE ESTIMATES, 2005-06 - Summary

The Ministry fosters greater self-reliance and long-term sustainability in the agriculture and food sectors by working with the sector to enhance business risk management, food safety and quality, and environmental stewardship.

The Ministry further supports those initiatives by encouraging innovation, developing and transferring appropriate technologies, and attracting new investment to Ontario's agri-food sector.

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD - Operating Summary

OPERATING EXPENSES

PROGRAMS

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

Ministry Administration Program   16,388,946 313,100 16,075,846 16,920,794
Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program   129,727,800 (-7,385,200) 137,113,000 136,234,872
Investment and Market Development Program   10,524,700 64,200 10,460,500 10,412,212
Risk Management Program   170,373,300 18,524,700 151,848,600 279,165,741
   
Ministry Total Operating Expenses   327,014,746 11,516,800 315,497,946 442,733,619
Less: Statutory Appropriations   79,246 - 79,246 122,846
   
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES TO BE VOTED   326,935,500 11,516,800 315,418,700 442,610,773
Ministry Total Operating Expenses  
327,014,746
11,516,800 315,497,946 442,733,619
Net Consolidation Adjustment - AgriCorp   237,338,000 3,438,000 233,900,000 229,897,200
Adjustment for Bad Debts   - (-30,000) 30,000 74,600
   
TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS   564,352,746 14,924,800 549,427,946 672,705,419

OPERATING ASSET EXPENDITURES

PROGRAMS

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program   12,000,000 - 12,000,000 2,612,700
Risk Management Program   10,960,000 10,960,000 - -
   
Ministry Total Operating Asset Expenditures   22,960,000 10,960,000 12,000,000 2,612,700
Less: Statutory Appropriations   11,800,000 - 11,800,000 2,612,700
   
TOTAL OPERATING ASSET EXPENDITURES TO BE VOTED   11,160,000 10,960,000 200,000 -

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD - Capital Summary

CAPITAL EXPENSES

PROGRAMS

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program   9,900,000 3,780,500 6,119,500 193,680
   
Ministry Total Capital Expenses   9,900,000 3,780,500 6,119,500 193,680
   
TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSES TO BE VOTED   9,900,000 3,780,500 6,119,500 193,680
Ministry Total Capital Expenses  
9,900,000
3,780,500 6,119,500 193,680
Net Consolidation Adjustment - AgriCorp   900,000 200,000 700,000 -
   
TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS   10,800,000 3,980,500 6,819,500 193,680