Quality Assurance Card

2018 Print

Frequency Discounts *

Size 1x 2x 6x 12x
Spread $9,535 $8,518 $8,009 $7,769
Full Page $4,765 $4,262 $4,004 $3,884
2/3 Page $3,136 $2,808 $2,636 $2,562
1/2 Island $2,437 $2,758 $2,388 $2,318
1/2 Horizontal $2,437 $2,175 $2,044 $1,984
1/3 Page $1,639 $1,464 $1,377 $1,334
1/4 Page $1,230 $1,093 $1,032 $1,000
1/6 Page $84 $721 $678 $656

Covers* 6x 12x 18x 24x
2nd Cover $5,540 $4,656 $4,371 $4,114
3rd Cover $5,295 $4,448 $4,180 $3,851
4th Cover $6,026 $5,059 $4,760 $4,468
Belly Band/Belly Tip $6,365 ... ... ...
Color Charges* Single Page Spread
Standard $450 $625
Matched Color, Extra $540 $760
Matched, Metallic Color $650 $925
Four-Color Process, Extra $1,200 $1,700

*Frequency discounts are earned within 12 consecutive months, and are earned by advertising in any combination of Quality Assurance & Food Safety, Pest Control Technology, Lawn & Landscape, Golf Course Industry, GIE Media's Snow Magazine, Recycling Today, Greenhouse Management, Nursery Management, and Garden Center magazine.

Mechanical Requirements: Saddle stitched, three columns to a page. Paper stock: Machine coated, 38-lb. body with 100-lb. cover. Colors available: matched, 4-color process (AAAA-MPA). Trim size 7 7/8" x 10 1/2".

Digital Files and Specifications for Print: High-resolution press-ready PDFs are the preferred medium for advertiser-supplied, printed ad materials. Ads can be submitted via FTP upload.

Special Regional and Demographic Advertising Rates: Contact the publisher or your advertising representative regarding regional rates and mechanical requirements.


Ad Sizes (Non-Bleed)

Specifications Width Depth
Full Page (non-bleed) 7" 10"
2/3 Page 4 1/2" 10"
1/2 Page Island 4 1/2" 7 1/2"
1/2 Page Horizontal 7" 4 7/8"
1/2 Page Vertical 3 3/8" 10"
1/3 Page Square 4 1/2" 4 7/8"
1/3 Page Vertical 2 3/16" 10"
1/4 Page Square 3 3/8" 4 7/8"
1/4 Page Horizontal 7" 2 3/8"
1/6 Page Vertical 2 3/16" 4 7/8"
1/6 Page Horizontal 4 1/2" 2 3/8"

2018 Interactive

Web Advertising Pixels Month Units Available View Ad Unit
Leaderboard 728x90 $816 5 Leaderboard Ad
Prime-Plus Square 300x250 $544 20 Cube Ad
Prime Tower 300x600 $1,386 6 Half-Page Ad
Bottom Leaderboard 728x90 $205 20 Leaderboard Ad
Lightbox 500x500 $5,775 Exclusive Lightbox Ad
In-Line Medium Rectangle 300x250 $1,732/mo 1 unit per category Category In-Line Ad

E-Newsletters Pixels 1x 12x 24x 52x View Ad Unit
Prime-Plus Top 300x250 $1,811 $1,562 $1,400 $1,236 Prime Plus E-News
Prime-Plus Bottom 300x250 $1,638 $1,397 $1,236 $1,069 Prime Plus E-News
Bottom Leaderboard 728x90 $1,494 $1,360 $1,236 $1,175 Leaderboard E-News Ad
 Custom E-Blast ... $1,088
Sponsored Feature 360x180 $1,854       Sponsored Feature Ad
Banner 468x60 $1,082 $1,002 $951 $834 Sponsored Feature Ad

Digital Edition            
Display Ad         Print +8% Premium
Digital Edition Preview         $1,236

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