Acres U.S.A. Advertising General Instructions


Space reservation and materials-received deadline as listed in downloadable advertising rate schedule. Advertisers are responsible for submitting advertising material on or before deadline date. Sorry, printing, mailing and distribution requirements preclude granting extensions.

Acceptance of advertising

We reserve the right to accept or refuse any advertisement without cause. We must have on record in our office complete company name, contact name, physical address and phone number for all ads not bearing this information. We reserve the right to inspect all mail-order products prior to running advertising.

Design services

Don’t have ad artwork? Need a current ad modified? We have extensive in-house art production capabilities.

Non-standard ads

Ads that are not one of our standard sizes will be enlarged/reduced to fit the closest standard ad size (not “floated” in a too-wide column or sticking outside a too-narrow column).


All ads are color and color is included in the pricing. B&W ads are accepted. 


First ad prepaid. Subsequent advertising to be prepaid unless credit approved in advance. Call or write for a credit application. If credit granted, net due upon receipt of invoice; past due at 30 days; strict. No advertising will be accepted for accounts with any past due balance.

Production specifications

Cover printed by sheet-fed offset press on 70-lb. coated stock; interior printed by cold-set web offset press on 35-lb. premium newsprint.

Cover positions — 300 dpi, 2% minimum, 92% maximum, 300% total ink density.

Inside positions — 200 dpi, 2% minimum, 87% maximum, 240% total ink density.


Acres U.S.A. accepts the following electronic formats:

  • Press-quality PDF files (fonts must be embedded).
  • InDesign files may be acceptable.
  • Except for full-page advertisements, all advertisements must have borders or a visible “edge.”

Design services available. Please check with our production department if you have any questions.

Display Ad Dimensions

Sizeinches (width x height)
Full-page bleed (cover positions or inside)
    Live area

7 1/2” x 10”
8 1/4” x 10 3/4”
8 1/2” x 11”
 Full-page (inside, non-bleed)7 1/4” x 9 1/2”
 2/3-page4 3/4” x 9 1/2”
 1/2-page standard4 3/4” x 7”
 1/2-page vertical3 1/2” x 9 1/2”
 1/2-page horizontal7 1/4” x 4 5/8”
 1/3-page standard4 3/4” x 4 5/8”
 1/3-page vertical2 1/4” x 9 1/2”
 1/3-page horizontal7 1/4” x 3”
 1/4-page standard3 1/2” x 4 5/8”
 1/4-page horizontal4 3/4” x 3 5/8”
 1/6-page vertical2 1/4” x 4 5/8”
 1/6-page horizontal4 3/4” x 2 3/16”

Marketplace Ads, Column Measure (width)
1 column wide only . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2¼”   

Shipping Instructions
Mailing address:
Acres U.S.A.
P.O. Box 1690
Greeley, CO 80632