Neesey Payne, WDBJ7

Neesey Payne

WDBJ7

Roanoke, VA, United States

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Recent:
  • WDBJ7
Past:
  • NBC12 WWBT Richmond
  • NBC29

Recent articles by Neesey:

Grown Here at Home: Busy summer season for Homestead Creamery

Ice cream is good any time of year, but it surely fits the bill on these hot summer days. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Alpaca farm becomes safe haven for family navigating daughter’s rare disease

The Schneider's alpaca farm has become a safe haven for them as they navigate an unexpected challenge. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: NCHS ag program receives Creating Excellence Award

The Virginia Department of Education awarded Nelson County High School the Creating Excellence Award. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: VDCR holding Agricultural Nutrient Management Training; become a certified plan writer

A training program is equipping people to write nutrient management plans to help farmers. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Virginia Grown gets new look; upgrades to program

Changes made to the Virginia Grown program are hoping to get more people to buy from their local farmers. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Homestead Creamery voted ‘Best Ice Cream Shop’ in Southwest Virginia

For the second year in a row, Homestead Creamery has been voted the “Best Ice Cream Shop” in Southwest Virginia. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Spring planting almost here; Franklin County farm offers more plant options

Woods Farms is ready for spring planting. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Blue Ridge Orchid Society hosts “Orchids in the Square”

The Blue Ridge Orchid society is hosting a show at Center in the Square in Roanoke. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Franklin County farmer explains impact of inflation on business

Farmers in our hometowns, just like everyone else, are doing their best to navigate the cost of inflation. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Franklin County canneries to get upgrade before July opening

The Callaway and Glade Hill canneries in Franklin County will be getting an upgrade before opening in July. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: A look inside the sport of horse riding with the Hollins Equestrian team

Hollins University is known all over the country for its riding program. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: LEAP purchases property in West End neighborhood of Roanoke

A non-profit helping to create a sustainable local food system is expanding in Roanoke. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Why washing Homestead Creamery bottles before you return them makes a difference

A distinct feature of Homestead Creamery’s milk is the glass bottle you buy it in. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Virginia peanuts making big impact across Commonwealth

The holiday season is a prime time for Virginia peanuts. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: A busy season for eggnog and custard at Homestead Creamery

We’re just days away from Christmas and for many, there’s nothing like a glass of sweet eggnog or custard. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Rules for harvesting wild ginseng

Harvesting a pound of wild ginseng may get you a pretty penny, but it’s meticulous work. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Rules for harvesting wild ginseng

Harvesting a pound of wild ginseng may get you a pretty penny, but it’s meticulous work. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom hosting art contest; kids can win gift card prizes

Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom has a challenge for kids of all ages with its Thank a Farmer Art Contest. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: Virginia Department of Forestry selling trees

If you have a need to plant several trees, the Virginia Department of Forestry has you covered. → Read More

Grown Here at Home: VDOF needs help collecting acorns, deadline approaching

The Virginia Department of Forestry needs your help collecting acorns. → Read More