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Animal Frontiers Advertising

 Editorial and Advertising Policy

Animal Frontiers accepts paid advertisements related to animal science, agricultural research, or food production and to the use of these disciplines in other sciences, industry, technology, or the arts. All advertising is subject to editorial approval. Individual ads cannot be canceled after space close deadline. A 15 percent commission is allowed to recognized advertising agencies.

  Target Audience

  • Animal scientists, nutritionists, physiologists, geneticists, and researchers of the participating societies
  • Scientists in other disciplines (agriculture, food production, food safety, waste management)
  • Students in the animal sciences
  • Academic and industry scientists
  • Popular-science writers
  • Funding agencies and policy makers


Animal Frontiers is distributed to the ~10,000 members of American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP), and the American Meat Science Association. This magazine, published quarterly, is also distributed freely to all interested readers via the Web. For information on advertising please contact or 217-356-9050).

Frequency and Deadlines

Animal Frontiers is published quarterly (January, April, July, and October). Each issue explores a theme of broad and current interest in the animal sciences through a series of peer-reviewed articles that present international perspectives on a high-impact global issue. The articles will be discussion or position papers that add to the scientific reviews and original papers published in the journals of the founding societies. Themes of interest can be proposed to the editors, who review each proposal submitted. The magazine also presents regular features, such as a calendar of events, book reviews, editorials, and news from the participating societies. Deadlines to reserve space for ad placement are as follows:

Issue for placement   Space Deadline   Material Deadline
January issue:   November 1   November 30
April issue:   February 1   February 28
July issue:   May 1   May 31
October issue:   August 1   August 31



Advertising rates 1x per year 2x per year 4x per year
Full page (Covers 2, 3, and 4) $3,000 $2,850 $2,750
Full page $2,400 $2,275 $2,150
1/2 page $1,525 $1,400 $1,275
1/4 page $825 $760 $700

File Delivery

Email a high resolution (at least 300 dpi or higher at 100%) .pdf, .tif, .jpg, or .eps file to Alexander Barton at alexander{at} Make sure that all fonts are embedded and that the file is in rgb format (no spot colors). Please include the issue and advertiser's company name in the subject line of the email. If your file is more than 10MB, please contact Alexander Barton (alexander{at} or 847-698-5069) for instructions on how to proceed.


  • Two-page spread
    1242 x 819 pt
    17 1/4 x 11 3/8 in

    Trim Size
    1206 x 783 pt
    16 3/4 x 10 7/8 in
  • Full page with bleed
    639 x 819 pt
    8 7/8 x 11 3/8 in

    Trim Size
    603 x 783 pt
    8 3/8 x 10 7/8 in
  • Full page no bleed
    531 x 711 pt
    7 3/8 x 97/8 in
  • 1/2 page vertical
    256 x 672 pt
    3 1/2 x 9 1/3 in
  • 1/2 page horizontal
    540 x 345 pt
    7 1/2 x 4 4/5 in
  • 1/4 page vertical
    264 x 346 pt
    3 2/3 x 4 4/5 in
  • 1/4 page horizontal
    346 x 264 pt
    4 4/5 x 3 2/3 in

Live area of full page bleed page ads is 567 x 747 pt (7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in). Place all graphics/text at least 36 pt (1/2 in) in from the edge of the ad.

Please submit all display ads as a print-ready PDF file:

• Embed all fonts

• 600 dpi or higher

• Send rgb files (no spot colors, please). We accept no responsibility for the color accuracy of converted files.