Supplementary Estimates, 2007-08

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Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

AGRI-FOOD SECTOR INCLUDING BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT - VOTE 105

Under this strategy, the ministry delivers farm income stabilization and other assistance programs to the agriculture sector, and promotes agri-food sector business development. The ministry also works with farmers, agri-businesses, municipalities, and other partners in the agriculture and rural sectors to identify needs and opportunities, adopt new technologies, and make sound business decisions. The ministry is responsible for promoting Ontario food and agricultural sales in export and domestic markets, and for providing support to the processing industry through investment attraction, investment retention and sector development. It also encompasses agriculture and food research, education and laboratory services and the administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs/University of Guelph Agreement.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Supplementary
Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Agri-Food Sector including Business Risk Management 275,000,000 320,418,900 228,413,400 414,210,798
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 275,000,000 320,418,900 228,413,400 414,210,798
  Total Operating Expense 275,000,000 320,418,900 228,413,400 414,210,798



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
105-1 Agri-Food Sector including Business Risk Management      
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Risk Management Program   134,000,000  
     Assistance for Ontario Cattle, Hogs and Horticulture   130,000,000  
     Other Assistance for Risk Management   5,000,000  
     Strategic Partnerships   4,500,000  
     Other Assistance for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer   1,500,000 275,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     275,000,000
  Total Operating Expense for Agri-Food Sector including Business Risk Management     275,000,000



BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT - VOTE 107

This strategy includes the ministry's main regulatory functions relating to food inspection and compliance, and nutrient management, as well as non-regulatory programs in food safety, nutrient management, land use planning and environment, and for policy development for good manufacturing practices, traceability and the environment. This strategy also includes the Office of the Chief Veterinarian.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Supplementary
Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Better Public Health and Environment 9,000,000 72,875,000 75,227,200 61,281,069
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 9,000,000 72,875,000 75,227,200 61,281,069
  Total Operating Expense 9,000,000 72,875,000 75,227,200 61,281,069



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
107-1 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Transfer payments      
     Other Assistance for Public Health and Environment     9,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     9,000,000
  Total Operating Expense for Better Public Health and Environment     9,000,000
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE FOR MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS     284,000,000