MAIN HEADING: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - THE ESTIMATES, 2011-12 - Summary

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs’ (OMAFRA) vision is for thriving rural Ontario, agricultural and food sectors. To achieve this vision, our mission is to act as a catalyst for transforming the agriculture and food sectors and rural communities for a healthy Ontario. OMAFRA invests in the following key areas: research and innovation; agriculture and food sector economic development; rural economic development and infrastructure; farm income stabilization; and food safety, animal health and environmental stewardship.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
101   Ministry Administration Program 26,405,500 26,490,800 (85,300) 25,853,398
107   Better Public Health and Environment 94,037,300 90,328,000 3,709,300 71,844,527
108   Strong Agriculture, Food and Bio-product Sectors and Strong Rural Communities 564,398,400 417,899,300 146,499,100 423,363,760
109   Policy Development 16,370,100 14,618,500 1,751,600 13,889,770
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 701,211,300 549,336,600 151,874,700 534,951,455
Statutory Appropriations 96,014 96,014 - 3,668,793
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 701,307,314 549,432,614 151,874,700 538,620,248
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricorp 272,427,000 306,274,000 (33,847,000) 185,262,175
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO) 5,344,400 6,238,800 (894,400) 7,568,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 979,078,714 861,945,414 117,133,300 731,450,423
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
101   Ministry Administration Program 300,000 300,000 - -
107   Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - 42,200
108   Strong Agriculture, Food and Bio-product Sectors and Strong Rural Communities 5,300,000 5,300,000 - 666,154
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 6,100,000 6,100,000 - 708,354
Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 5,797,100
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 17,900,000 17,900,000 - 6,505,454
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
101   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 1,000 - -
108   Strong Agriculture, Food and Bio-product Sectors and Strong Rural Communities 557,698,800 2,342,407,900 (1,784,709,100) 1,176,720,464
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 557,699,800 2,342,408,900 (1,784,709,100) 1,176,720,464
Statutory Appropriations 303,300 142,200 161,100 18,563
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 558,003,100 2,342,551,100 (1,784,548,000) 1,176,739,027
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricorp 50,000 670,000 (620,000) 1,378,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO) (8,200,000) (10,080,000) 1,880,000 64,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 549,853,100 2,333,141,100 (1,783,288,000) 1,178,181,027
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
101   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 1,127,300 (1,126,300) 925,693
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,127,300 (1,126,300) 925,693
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 1,000 1,127,300 (1,126,300) 925,693
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 1,528,931,814 3,195,086,514 (1,666,154,700) 1,909,631,450