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Download our advertising rate schedule here. (PDF file, download Adobe Reader here.)


Rates effective January 2018 issue

There are several ways to advertise in Acres U.S.A., each having particular benefits to offer against your communication needs and budget.

Display Advertising

Available in 6 standard ad units in 10 different sizes, there is a display ad to fit every product or service. These ads are always placed alongside the text of stories and are your highest impact way to advertise.

Digital Advertising

Contact Advertising Manager Desirea Larson about reaching our digital audience through email or display ads online. Click below to see a preview of the digital advertising opportunities for your business.



Marketplace Advertisements

This special section features small-space ads clustered in a dedicated “shopper’s mall,” forming a directory of sorts. These ads serve to keep your product or service consistently visible. Being present in the Eco-Resources section of Acres U.S.A. means you will be easy to find when they’re ready to buy. These very affordable ads are essential — even if you’re a display advertiser.


Acres U.S.A. has many longtime, repeat Classified advertisers. Why? Because Acres U.S.A. Classifieds work and they’re a bargain. Whether to announce a one-time offer or seek to hook readers with a unique pitch, our Classified Ads might be right for you.

Display advertising

Standard-sized ads


Frequency (ads/year)




Back cover



$1,300 *

Inside front cover



$1,250 *

Inside back cover



$1,200 *





2/3 page




1/2 page




1/3 page




1/4 page




1/6 page





* Includes four-color printing.

Four-color printing is included in pricing; B&W ads are allowed; advertiser must supply an acceptable electronic file with colors created in CMYK format.

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).



Marketplace Section

All ads one column wide (2¼”), pre-paid, billed once for either 6 or 12 issues.

vertical size


Cost (6 issues), black & white

Cost (6 issues), color


Cost (12 issues), black & white

Cost (12 issues), color























Classified Ads

Up to 20 words for $25.00; additional words $1.00 each. Prepaid only.

In addition to mailing in Classified Ads, they can be faxed to (512) 892-4448 (along with credit card number and expiration date) or emailed to Classified ads must be received in writing with payment by deadline. No invoicing or verbal acceptance of these ads.



General Instructions

Space reservation and materials-received deadline as listed in downloadable advertising rate schedule (above). 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. We can create an ad for you from your original photos, logos, thoughts or doodles. For best photo reproduction, send us high resolution digital images. Production time billed at $50 per hour and can be estimated prior to ad placement.

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.

All advertising billed at published net rate card costs. No further agency discounts allowed.

Production specifications
Cover printed by sheetfed 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


inches (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”


4 3/4” x 9 1/2”

 1/2-page standard

4 3/4” x 7”

 1/2-page vertical

3 1/2” x 9 1/2”

 1/2-page horizontal

7 1/4” x 4 5/8”

 1/3-page standard

4 3/4” x 4 5/8”

 1/3-page vertical

2 1/4” x 9 1/2”

 1/3-page horizontal

7 1/4” x 3”

 1/4-page standard

3 1/2” x 4 5/8”

 1/4-page horizontal

4 3/4” x 3 5/8”

 1/6-page vertical

2 1/4” x 4 5/8”

 1/6-page horizontal

4 3/4” x 2 3/16”


Eco-Resource Ads, Column Measure (width)
1 column wide only . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2¼”



Editorial Calendar / Issue Themes

Acres U.S.A. is a general-interest magazine written and edited for all farmers, ranchers, graziers and gardeners who seek to produce food without toxic technology. Each issue covers a broad spectrum of content designed to touch on all scales of farming operation. A few key topics, however, serve as issue themes presenting special advertising opportunity for specialty products. Even in these theme issue a variety of material is presented making the issue of interest to all readers.






General Interest




General Interest






General Interest




General Interest


Soil Fertility & Testing


General Interest


Bonus Conference Distribution

Advertising Management
Please contact Ad Manager Desirea Larson with any questions or to reserve advertising space.
Phone: 1-800-355-5313

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Mailing address:
Acres U.S.A.
PO Box 1690
Greeley, CO 80632