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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 56,000,000 320,418,900 228,413,400 414,210,798
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 56,000,000 320,418,900 228,413,400 414,210,798
  Total Operating Expense 56,000,000 320,418,900 228,413,400 414,210,798



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      
     University of Guelph     56,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     56,000,000
  Total Operating Expense for Agri-Food Sector including Business Risk Management     56,000,000
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE FOR MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS     56,000,000