Maximizing Quality Cannabis

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Maximizing Quality Cannabis

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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One in five Americans now lives in a legalized state. Cannabis is a crop that is being grown much more often across the world. In our Maximizing Quality Cannabis course, we explore the steps and techniques related to harvesting, such as pruning, trimming, drying, curing, and storing. We also discuss the life cycle of cannabis, water hash, and making BHO. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall basics of the cannabis life cycle and harvesting strategies
  • Recognize finishing ingredients, flushing methods, and strategies for ripening
  • Identify the basics of picking, trimming, and drying
  • Describe the process for curing and storing cannabis

Maximizing Quality Cannabis Module 1
Harvesting Strategies

Harvesting, drying, and curing are vital processes for growers because each contributes to the overall quality and final product. Our first module discusses the basic strategies for working with the plant, harvesting, pruning, and the cannabis life cycle.

  • The Evolution of Harvesting
  • Cannabis Life Cycle
  • Harvesting Early or Late
  • Working Within Plant and Canopy Limits
  • Pruning Techniques

Maximizing Quality Cannabis Module 2
Finishing, Flushing, and Ripening

In this module, we discuss finishing products and ingredients that help enhance growth. We also describe flushing techniques that flush out old nutrients and replace them with new flowering formulas. Finally, we explore ripening techniques.

  • Finishing Products and Ingredients
  • Flushing Methods
  • Flushing Techniques
  • Disrupting the Photoperiod
  • Preparing for Bad Weather

Maximizing Quality Cannabis Module 3
Picking, Trimming, and Drying

In this module, we describe the steps and styles that can be used for picking your harvest. We also examine the parts of the plant that need to be trimmed, as well as various techniques for drying the product.
Picking Styles

  • Equipment Used for Harvesting
  • Parts to be Trimmed
  • Trimming Styles and Strategies
  • Drying Techniques

Maximizing Quality Cannabis Module 4
Curing and Storing

In our final module, we describe techniques for curing your product, which is when the water is removed while retaining the terpenes. We also discuss how to store your final product.

  • Keys to Curing
  • Water Curing
  • Storing Materials
  • After the Harvest
  • Water Hash

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player

 


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900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004
United States
Phone: 727-824-7800 ext. 8

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