Farmers cheese originated on farms as a way to use milk left over after skimming the cream for butter. Two main styles evolved a fresh cheese similar to cottage cheese and a semi-soft version cured for a shorter time. Wisconsin cheesemakers produce the semi-soft version. Made with skim milk, Decaturs Wisconsin Farmers cheese is considered a lower fat and lower sodium cheese. Farmers has a creamy, smooth texture, similar to Havarti. Farmers melts beautifully, making it a wonderful addition to any grilled cheese or burger. Receive 8 ounces of Wisconsin Farmers cheese per package. Decatur Dairy was established in 1942 in Monroe, Wisconsin, and has won several US and World Cheese Contest awards with their delicious cheeses.