Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - Summary

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Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - Summary

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) helps to build and maintain a strong, competitive agri-food sector that is integral to Ontario's economy. OMAFRA invests in the following key areas: innovation, research, rural economic development, food safety, environmental stewardship, farm income support, and emergency preparedness. The ministry also helps rural Ontario to build strong, vital communities with diversified economies and healthy social and environmental climates.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
101   Ministry Administration Program 28,289,800 23,615,500 4,674,300 23,509,715
105   Agri-Food Sector including Business Risk Management 320,418,900 228,413,400 92,005,500 414,210,798
106   Rural Development 28,436,100 20,212,200 8,223,900 35,383,789
107   Better Public Health and Environment 72,875,000 75,227,200 (2,352,200) 61,281,069
   Less: Special Warrants 153,200,000 - 153,200,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 296,819,800 347,468,300 (50,648,500) 534,385,371
   Special Warrants 153,200,000 - 153,200,000 -
Statutory Appropriations 110,540 94,938 15,602 118,596
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 450,130,340 347,563,238 102,567,102 534,503,967
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - AgriCorp 252,470,000 272,251,000 (19,781,000) 283,202,930
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO) 9,312,800 3,700,000 5,612,800 -
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 711,913,140 623,514,238 88,398,902 817,706,897
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
101   Ministry Administration Program 300,000 300,000 - -
105   Agri-Food Sector including Business Risk Management 3,000,000 3,000,000 - -
106   Rural Development 300,000 300,000 - -
107   Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - 17,900
   Less: Special Warrants 800,000 - 800,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 3,300,000 4,100,000 (800,000) 17,900
   Special Warrants 800,000 - 800,000 -
Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 6,378,100
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 15,900,000 15,900,000 - 6,396,000
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
105   Agri-Food Sector including Business Risk Management 4,750,000 67,600,000 (62,850,000) 91,826,931
106   Rural Development 178,890,600 267,988,200 (89,097,600) 235,838,140
   Less: Special Warrants 56,400,000 - 56,400,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 127,240,600 335,588,200 (208,347,600) 327,665,071
   Special Warrants 56,400,000 - 56,400,000 -
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 183,640,600 335,588,200 (151,947,600) 327,665,071
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - AgriCorp 2,300,000 900,000 1,400,000 1,325,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO) (2,550,000) (63,687,500) 61,137,500 -
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 183,390,600 272,800,700 (89,410,100) 328,990,071
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 895,303,740 896,314,938 (1,011,198) 1,146,696,968