FCL supports its retail co-operative members in providing a full offering of farm inputs for their respective corporate and individual customers. The importance of this sector dates back to the origins of FCL and its members.
FCL has grown from sourcing twine in the 1920s to a full range of crop protection products, seed and equipment. FCL is also a member of Interprovincial Co-operatives (IPCO), which produces crop protection products at a plant in Winnipeg.
FCL sources animal supplies and equipment. It also manufactures cattle, horse, sheep, and poultry feed. Through its membership in Co-operative Research Farms, FCL is able to research and manufacture feeds that manage animal nutrition.
As part of a comprehensive crop input package for customers, FCL supports local Co-ops by warehousing, blending and distributing a full suite of crop nutrition products including liquid micronutrients and nitrogen stabilizers.
Co-op manufactures and distributes a growing selection of private-label crop-protection products, feed products and equipment.