Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Vote 793

AGRICULTURE, 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 business managers have access to the latest information and decision making tools.

AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM 102 - Operating Expenses Summary

ItemACTIVITIES 

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

1 Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer   129,726,800 (-7,385,200) 137,112,000 136,234,872
Statutory Payments re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act   1,000 - 1,000 -
     
  Total Operating Expenses   129,727,800 (-7,385,200) 137,113,000 136,234,872
Less: Statutory Appropriations   1,000 - 1,000 -
     
  Amount to be Voted   129,726,800 (-7,385,200) 137,112,000 136,234,872
     


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM 102 - Operating Asset Expenditures Summary

ItemACTIVITIES 

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

3 Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer   200,000 - 200,000 -
Statutory Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act   11,800,000 - 11,800,000 2,612,700
     
  Total Operating Asset Expenditures   12,000,000 - 12,000,000 2,612,700
Less: Statutory Appropriations   11,800,000 - 11,800,000 2,612,700
     
  Amount to be Voted   200,000 - 200,000 -
     


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM 102 - Capital Expenses Summary

ItemACTIVITIES 

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

4 Education, Research and Laboratories   9,900,000 3,780,500 6,119,500 193,680
     
  Total Capital Expenses   9,900,000 3,780,500 6,119,500 193,680
     
  Amount to be Voted   9,900,000 3,780,500 6,119,500 193,680
     


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING EXPENSES

Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer (102-1) Activity $
Salaries and wages 22,234,300
Employee benefits 3,611,700
Transportation and communication 1,968,100
Services 20,553,500
Supplies and equipment 1,068,700
Transfer payments
$
University of Guelph
53,500,000
Nutrient Management Assistance
13,550,000
Nutrient Management Training
250,000
Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Management
7,500,000
Competitive Research
1,350,000
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association
1,342,000
Agricultural and Horticultural Societies
1,203,000
Strategic Partnerships
300,000
Leadership Development
776,000
Ontario Agri-Food Education Inc.
400,000
Ontario Beekeepers Association
115,000
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
140,000
Farm Safety Association
120,000
Farmers' Markets Ontario
90,000
Feeder Cattle Assistance
45,000
Grants to municipalities in lieu of taxes
57,000
Other Assistance for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer
167,500
Transfer payments Subtotal 80,905,500
Other transactions
Municipal Taxes on ARDA owned property 10,000
Subtotal 130,351,800
Less: Recoveries 625,000
Activity Total 129,726,800


Statutory Appropriations Activity $
Other transactions
Payments re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act 1,000
Activity Total 1,000


Total Operating for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program 129,727,800


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING ASSET EXPENDITURES

Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer (102-3) Activity $
Loans and Investments
Tile Drainage Loans in Unorganized Territories 200,000
Activity Total 200,000


Statutory Appropriations Activity $
Loans and Investments
Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000
Activity Total 11,800,000


Total Assets for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program 12,000,000


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - CAPITAL EXPENSES

Education, Research and Laboratories (102-4) Activity $
Services 9,900,000
Activity Total 9,900,000


Total Capital for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program 9,900,000