By and large, growers are a proud bunch. If you’ve spent much time hanging out with Humboldt County cultivators, you’ve almost assuredly been treated to ribbing — most of it good natured, some of it not — about who grows the best weed and whose thumb is, well, the dankiest.

Well, by the time you read this, with little fanfare outside the industry, one of the most prestigious farming competitions on the West Coast will be underway, seeking to scientifically answer that query.

Read more at the North Coast Journal.