Cannabis Trimming & Processing


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Content length: 1h 12m
  1. 01. Cannabis Trimming & Processing
    3 Lessons

    Lesson contents:
    • Hand Trimming vs Machine Trimming
      In this segment, you will learn about the two main options you have when it comes to trimming your cannabis plant. Next, you will learn the differences between the two approaches of hand trimming or machine trimming such as the quality difference, trichome loss, aroma, residual oil, and market conditions. Also, you will cover specific hand trimming techniques and how each approach has select advantages in certain situations.
    • Alternate Harvesting Solutions
      In this segment, you will learn about alternative harvesting solutions including terpene extraction via steam distillation, freezing harvested flowers prior to CO2 or butane with dried flower, and the manufacturing of "crude," utilizing alcohol as the solvent. Next, you will learn about mechanical separation as a solventless technique, and ultrasonic sieving as another form of mechanical separation.
    • Trimming and Processing
      This article covers machine vs hand trimming, hand-trimming techniques, and alternate processing options such as mechanical separation and solvent-based separation.

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