Fendt Squadra 1290N UD big baler

Fendt Squadra 1290N UD big baler

Krone started the ball rolling with ultra-high-density bales when it introduced its Big Pack HDP II in 2013. Finally AGCO has followed suit, last year launching its Hesston-built alternative available in both green and red as the Fendt Squadra 1290N UD and the identical MF1290 U HD. We got our hands on one of the Bavarian-branded machines last harvest in some less than ideal conditions.

3 May 2019

Claimed to be capable of packing 20% more material into a 120cm x 90cm package than before, AGCO introduced its new ultra-high-density, Hesston-built balers in 2018. Last harvest we had the chance to take a brief look under the panels of the Fendt Squadra 1290N UD — identical to its red-painted Massey high-density equivalent