Adam Horne Named 2019 Farm Bureau Young Farmer of the Year

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Adam Horne is the 2019 Cumberland County Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year. Horne continues the farming tradition that has been part of his family for generations. Horne developed an interest in agriculture at an early age and began growing squash, collards and deer corn to earn extra money at the age of 14.

Today, Horne is growing crops on land once farmed by his grandfather, Worth Collier, and his great-grandfather, Harvey Hubbard. He has expanded his operation by farming land that he rents in the area.

Horne is a lieutenant with the Fayetteville Fire Department and was a volunteer firefighter with Bethany and Stedman fire departments. Horne is the son of Johnny and Ann Horne. Horne and his wife Felisha Cashwell Horne have three children.