The end of the summer means back to school, but one student has a longer trip back than most.

23 year-old Manuel Winter from Austria has now spent his second summer in Canada learning more about agriculture, specifically the beef industry.

Winter is working towards his Masters Degree in Animal Science in Austria, with hopes to become a consultant for pasture management.

The student took in a number of grazing and cattle handling workshops in Alberta, but has also experienced agriculture in other Provinces.

"I started in Alberta visiting different ranches and travelling around, then I stayed three weeks in Saskatchewan on a ranch and did some pasture walks in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and then flying to the east coast visiting some dairy farms."

Winter says in Austria, the agriculture sector is mostly made up of dairy and grain farms.

He'll be flying back September 1 to hit the books and prepare for another year of studies at University.  

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