Quality Assurance Card

2017 Print

Frequency Discounts *

Size 1x 2x 6x 12x
Spread $9,257 $8,270 $7,776 $7,543
Full Page $4,626 $4,138 $3,888 $3,771
2/3 Page $3,045 $2,726 $2,562 $2,487
1/2 Island $2,366 $2,678 $2,318 $2,250
1/2 Horizontal $2,366 $2,112 $1,984 $1,926
1/3 Page $1,591 $1,421 $1,337 $1,295
1/4 Page $1,194 $1,061 $1,002 $971
1/6 Page $790 $700 $658 $637

Covers* 6x 12x 18x 24x
2nd Cover $5,379 $4,520 $4,244 $3,994
3rd Cover $5,141 $4,318 $4,058 $3,739
4th Cover $5,850 $4,912 $4,621 $4,338
Belly Band/Belly Tip $6,180 ... ... ...
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"

2017 Interactive

Web Advertising Pixels Month Units Available View Ad Unit
Leaderboard 728x90 $777 5 Leaderboard Ad
Prime-Plus Square 300x250 $518 20 Cube Ad
Prime Tower 300x600 $1,320 6 Half-Page Ad
Bottom Leaderboard 728x90 $195 5 Leaderboard Ad
Lightbox 500x500 $5,500 Exclusive Lightbox Ad
In-Line Medium Rectangle 300x250 $1,650/mo 1 unit per category Category In-Line Ad

E-Newsletters Pixels 1x 12x 24x 52x View Ad Unit
Prime-Plus Top 300x250 $1,725 $1,488 $1,330 $1,177 Prime Plus E-News
Prime-Plus Bottom 300x250 $1,560 $1,330 $1,177 $1,018 Prime Plus E-News
Bottom Leaderboard 728x90 $1,423 $1,295 $1,177 $1,119 Leaderboard E-News Ad
 
Sponsored Feature 360x180 $1,766       Sponsored Feature Ad
Banner 468x60 $1,030 $954 $906 $794 Sponsored Feature Ad

Digital Edition            
Display Ad         Print +8% Premium
Digital Edition Preview         $1,177

Quality Assurance & Food Safety Media Kit