Dividend increase and stock split proposed

November 23, 2005

Publications in accordance with § 15 WpHG (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz [Securities Trading Act])

At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of KWS SAAT AG decided to propose to the annual shareholder meeting a dividend of €12 (previous year: €11) on each of the 660,000 no par value shares.

Furthermore there will be a stock split in a ratio of 1: 10 with a simultaneous capital increase from company funds by €2,800,000 to €19,800,000 without issuing new shares