Harvesting and Drying

Time and Cost Savings Analysis

Data will vary based on strain and growing methods
The plant in the default analysis had a total wet weight of 4lbs (1814g) including stock, stems, leaves and buds.

 Harvest Information   Input Data Below 
Total plants per harvest
Weight per entire plant
Employee hourly Rate
 Flower selling price per gram 
 Concentrates selling price per gram 
Concentrate yield from dried leaf

Total Weights

Plant Components Grams Pounds % of Plant
Whole plant
Leaf and stem
Wet flower with leaf
Wet trimmed flower
Wet trimmed leaf
Dried flower with leaf
Dry trimmed flower
Dry trimmed leaf

Recommended  Harvesting Equipment and Employees

Product Qty Cost Total
 Debudder 
 Bud Sorter 
 Satellite SL 
 Dry Rack with applicable tiers 
 Harvest employees  Recommended
 Total 

Trimming Method Comparison

Time Wet Trim Dry Trim Hand Trim
Total 8 Hour Days
Total Hours
Revenue  
Total revenue from flower
Total revenue from concentrates  (Dried leaf)
Total revenue
Expenses  
Total labor expense
Total equipment expense
Total expense per whole plant
Total expense per gram (Trimmed Dried Flower)
Profitability   
Harvest 1 (including equipment expense)
Harvest 2 (less equipment expense)
Harvest 3
Harvest 4
Harvest 5
Total

Difference

 
Total money saved vs. dry trim  
Total days saved vs. dry trim    
Total money saved vs. hand trim  
Total days saved vs. hand trim  

Labor - Time and Expense

EZTRIM - Wet Trim Process (preferred method) Hours Employee Expense
Cut down, descrog and transport
Weigh entire plant
Remove the fan leaves
Individualize the branches from the stock
Remove the buds from the stem (Debudder)
Wet trim @ 200g (dry weight) every 1 1/2 minutes (Satellite SL)
Quality control and touch up
Weigh trimmed buds, stems and leaf
Transport to Dry (Dry Rack or Dry Cabinet)
Weigh dried buds and leaf
Sort into 5 different sizes (Bud Sorter)
Transport to container to cure/store  (Cure Cork optional)
Total time (Factoring steps done simultaneously)
     
EZTRIM - Dry Trim Process Hours Employee Expense
Cut down, descrog and transport
Weigh entire plant
Remove the fan leaves
Individualize the branches from the stock
Hang to dry individualized branches (Dry Rack)
Remove the buds from the stem (Debudder)
Dry trim @ 400g (dry weight) every 1 1/2 minutes (Satellite SL)
Weigh dry trimmed buds and leaf
Sort into 5 different sizes (Bud Sorter)
Quality control and touch up
Transport to container to cure/store (Cure Cork optional)
Total time (Factoring steps done simultaneously)
     
Hand Trim Process Hours Employee Expense
Cut down, descrog and transport
Weigh entire plant
Remove the fan leaves
Individualize the branches from the stock
Hang to dry individualized branches
Trim by hand  (90% of total employees at 1lb/day/employee)
Remove the buds from the stem
Weigh dry trimmed buds and leaf
Sort by hand into 5 different sizes 
Quality control and touch up
Transport to container to cure
Total time (Factoring steps done simultaneously)

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