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Corn Fiber Technology

Key Benefits of Pioneer® Brand 11CFT Corn Fiber Technology

Pioneer® brand 11CFT corn fiber technology improves fiber digestibility and enables high corn silage inclusion rates.

Produces Fiber-Digesting Enzymes, Reduces Shrink

Pioneer® brand 11CFT contains a novel strain of Lactobacillus buchneri to help produce specific fiber-digesting enzymes as it replicates in silage which reduces shrink and improves bunklife.

Stimulate “Front-End” Fermentation

Pioneer® brand 11CFT also contains a unique silage strain of Lactobacillus plantarum formulated to stimulate “front-end” fermentation efficiency by rapidly dropping pH, helping to retain valuable nutrients.

Allows Enzyme Activity

Pioneer® brand 11CFT establishes the ideal environment for growth and proliferation for the enzyme-producing L. buchneri, allowing enzymatic activity to be expressed,  “pre-digesting” neutral detergent fiber.

Proven Results

11CFT - Improving NDF Digestibility

11CFT Improving NDF Digestibility

11CFT - Improving Aerobic Stability

11CFT Improving Aerobic Stability


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*Rapid React® aerobic stability† technology

† Improved aerobic stability and reduced heating is relative to untreated silage. Actual results may vary. The effect of any silage inoculant is dependent upon management at harvest, storage and feedout. Factors such as moisture, maturity, chop length and compaction will determine inoculant efficacy.

IMPORTANT: Information and ratings are based on relative comparisons with other Pioneer® brand forage additives within each specific crop, not competitive products. Information and ratings are assigned by Pioneer Forage Additive Research, based on average performance across area of use under normal conditions, over a wide range of both environment and management conditions, and may not predict future results. Product responses are variable and subject to any number of environmental and management conditions. Please use this information as only part of your product positioning decision. Refer to www.pioneer.com/products or contact a Pioneer sales professional for the latest and most complete listing of traits and scores for each Pioneer brand product and for product placement and management suggestions specific to your operation and local conditions.

Fermentation —Rate and extent of pH decline and the composition of fermentation acids occurring in silage.

Nutrient Conservation —Retaining more sugar/starch and reducing protein degradation by rapidly reducing silage pH.

Fiber Digestibility —The digestibility of neutral detergent fiber (NDF) by the ruminant animal expressed as a percentage of the total NDF.

Bunklife—Relative heat development compared to ambient temperature. Bunklife considers both how quickly silage begins to heat and the amount of heat generated while remaining above ambient temperature.