MAIN HEADING: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - THE ESTIMATES, 2012-13 - Summary

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is advancing its strategic, long-term vision of 'Successful and sustainable agri-food and agri-product businesses'. To realize this vision, OMAFRA is focusing on the following goals: increasing the competitiveness and productivity of Ontario’s agri-food and agri-product businesses; increasing the consumption of local food in Ontario; and bringing an Open for Business approach to legislative and regulatory reform, while focusing on the public interest in health and the environment.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
101   Ministry Administration Program 26,117,000 26,405,500 (288,500) 24,181,403
107   Better Public Health and Environment 85,612,700 94,037,300 (8,424,600) 77,340,796
108   Strong Agriculture, Food and Bio-product Sectors and Strong Rural Communities 545,490,100 564,398,400 (18,908,300) 394,043,329
109   Policy Development 16,898,800 16,370,100 528,700 13,888,634
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 674,118,600 701,211,300 (27,092,700) 509,454,162
Statutory Appropriations 96,014 96,014 - 6,073,953
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 674,214,614 701,307,314 (27,092,700) 515,528,115
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricorp 263,795,000 272,427,000 (8,632,000) 99,039,417
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO) 5,985,000 5,344,400 640,600 7,772,875
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 943,994,614 979,078,714 (35,084,100) 622,340,407
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
101   Ministry Administration Program 300,000 300,000 - -
107   Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - 61,600
108   Strong Agriculture, Food and Bio-product Sectors and Strong Rural Communities 5,299,000 5,300,000 (1,000) 163,128
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 6,099,000 6,100,000 (1,000) 224,728
Statutory Appropriations 11,801,000 11,800,000 1,000 5,547,200
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 17,900,000 17,900,000 - 5,771,928
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
101   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 1,000 - -
108   Strong Agriculture, Food and Bio-product Sectors and Strong Rural Communities 198,687,700 557,698,800 (359,011,100) 1,773,167,522
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 198,688,700 557,699,800 (359,011,100) 1,773,167,522
Statutory Appropriations 467,000 303,300 163,700 143,113
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 199,155,700 558,003,100 (358,847,400) 1,773,310,635
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricorp 400,000 50,000 350,000 1,173,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO) (18,664,300) (8,200,000) (10,464,300) (4,175,355)
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 180,891,400 549,853,100 (368,961,700) 1,770,308,280
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
101   Ministry Administration Program 1,297,900 1,000 1,296,900 1,048,116
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,297,900 1,000 1,296,900 1,048,116
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 1,297,900 1,000 1,296,900 1,048,116
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 1,124,886,014 1,528,931,814 (404,045,800) 2,392,648,687