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Hesston 2900 Series Round Balers   View Specs

Whether you're a large dairy or livestock farmer or a commercial hay producer, the Series 2900 gives you the rugged, advanced, high-throughput baler that can handle whatever your operation demands. The Hesston legacy of haying innovation continues with the 2900 Series. Advances include Sure-Trac crowned drive rollers, a dual-tube twine arm, and 3-ply WedgeGrip bale forming belts - all designed to ensure quality bales and longer service life.

 Automatic Baling

The 2900 series offers an industry exclusive auto cycle configuration. The baler is equipped with on board hydraulics to control the baler from wrapping through ejection. Perfect for inexperienced operators or those looking for the ultimate in ease of use.

 Easy as 1-2-3

Hesston round balers offer an industry leading ground level mesh system. Reloads can be completed in less than 30 seconds and are as simple as inserting a fresh roll, tucking the mesh tail and then closing the mesh brake. Reloads can be easily completed by one person with no tools reducing down time.

 Smooth Is Fast

Our industry exclusive rubber torsion axle takes the shock out of uneven field and road conditions allowing higher field speeds and improved comfort while roading.


The ISO-compliant C1000 monitor gives you real-time, advanced monitoring and baler control.

 Quick Service

The one-piece service door makes it easy to access all major drive components for fast, convenient maintenance.

 Drive On

With only 5 chains and our exclusive reversible 540 or 1,000 gear box, this renowned drive system is simple and strong.

  • Hesston 2900 Round Baler
  • Hesston 2900 Round Baler
  • Hesston 2900 Round Baler
  • Hesston 2900 Round Balerr


A simplified, positive hydraulic kicker ejects bales gently and puts them right where you want them.

 Go Wide

With a wide, low-profile pickup and centering augers, the 2900 Series tackles wide windrows with ease, while maximizing leaf retention.

 Square Shoulders

By packing the open-throat vertical chamber all the way to the edges, these balers deliver dense, square-shouldered bales.

2900 Series Specs
Model Size Bale Size Bale Weight lbs Minimum PTO HP Requirements Recommended PTO HP Requirements
2946 & 2946A       4' x 6'       46.5" x 72.0"       164 65 80
2956 & 2956A 5' x 6' 61.5" x 72.0" 2200 70 90