KANSAS INSECT NEWSLETTER – Once again we are in the midst of a typical Kansas spring with warm, bordering on hot, windy conditions interspersed with cold, windy conditions. However, rainfall (or moisture in any form) has been pretty much lacking throughout south central and north central KS. Again, as in most KS springs, the weather has variable effects on alfalfa and therefore, the alfalfa weevil. Some fields are still showing effects of recent freezing temperatures. Most of the yellowing/silver coloring in these fields is due to the weather. Read More . . . . .